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Downtown in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bill W. and Dr. Bob

The Extra Mile

 

—Points of Light Volunteer Pathway —

 
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By Allen C. Browne, December 31, 2015
1. Bill W. and Dr. Bob Marker
Inscription. United in their search for sobriety, Dr. Bob and Bill W. established Alcoholics Anonymous in 1935. This fellowship allows men and women to share with one another their experience, strength and hope in order to carry the message of recovery to alcoholics seeking help.

“It was only a matter of being willing to believe in a power greater than myself. Nothing more was required for me to make my beginning.” — Bill W.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Points of Light Volunteer Pathway marker series.
 
Location. 38° 53.895′ N, 77° 1.708′ W. Marker is in Downtown, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from G Street Northwest. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1208 G Street Northwest, Washington DC 20005, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Muir 1838 - 1914 (here, next to this marker); Rachel Carson 1907 - 1964 (a few steps from this marker); Samuel Gompers 1850 - 1924 (a few steps from this marker); Wallace Campbell 1911 - 1998 (a few steps from this marker); Clifford W. Beers 1876 - 1943 (within
Bill W. and Dr. Bob Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 31, 2015
2. Bill W. and Dr. Bob Marker
shouting distance of this marker); Roger Baldwin 1884 - 1981 (within shouting distance of this marker); Children's Hospital (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John J. Donovan, Jr. (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown.
 
Also see . . .  Robert Smith and William B. Wilson. Points of Light. (Submitted on January 4, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Charity & Public Work
 
Bill W. image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 31, 2015
3. Bill W.
Dr. Bob image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 31, 2015
4. Dr. Bob
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 21, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 4, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 354 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 4, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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