Penn Quarter in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Samuel Gompers 1850 - 1924
The Extra Mile
—Points of Light Volunteer Pathway —
“In his long life of effort for the working people of this country, he was bitterly abused and vilified by forces of special privilege. But he found out, in the end, that this country will always honor a man who dedicates his life to helping others.” — Harry S. Truman
Marker series. This marker is included in the Points of Light Volunteer Pathway marker series.
Location. 38° 53.894′ N, 77° 1.716′ W. Marker is in Penn Quarter, 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. Rachel Carson 1907 - 1964 (here, next to this marker); Wallace Campbell 1911 - 1998 (here, next to this marker); John Muir 1838 - 1914 Bill W. and Dr. Bob (a few steps from this marker); Clifford W. Beers 1876 - 1943 (within shouting distance of this marker); Roger Baldwin 1884 - 1981 (within shouting distance of this marker); Children's Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); John J. Donovan, Jr. (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Penn Quarter.
Also see . . . Samuel Gompers. Points of Light. (Submitted on January 15, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 185 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 15, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.