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

Edward R. Murrow

 
 
Edward R. Murrow Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 3, 2016
1. Edward R. Murrow Marker
Inscription.
This park dedicated April 25, 1979 to
Edward R. Murrow
1908-1965
Reporter and Broadcaster
Director, U.S. Information Agency
1961-1963

Who gave his profession a standard of excellence and whose clarity, humanity and courage helped his country and the world to know what America at its honest best could be.

 
Erected 1979.
 
Location. 38° 54.002′ N, 77° 2.518′ W. Marker is in Downtown, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from H Street NW near 18th Street, NW. Touch for map. The marker is in the northeast corner of Edward R. Murrow Park. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20006, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "The Bachelor" (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Engine House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); "The Seven Buildings" (about 600 feet away); Renwick Gallery (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Lee House (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Home of the Reserve Officers Association (approx. 0.2 miles away); Restoration of Jackson Place and Lafayette Square
Edward R. Murrow Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 3, 2016
2. Edward R. Murrow Marker
The marker is to the left on a small concrete pad in this view roughly similar to the dedication ceremony photo (see photo #4). The intersection of H and 18th Streets is in the background.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Francis Preston Blair (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown.
 
Categories. CommunicationsPatriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
Edward R. Murrow Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 3, 2016
3. Edward R. Murrow Marker
This view is across the park towards the southwest with Pennsylvania Avenue in the background.
Edward R. Murrow Marker dedication image. Click for full size.
April 25, 1979
4. Edward R. Murrow Marker dedication
From the June 1979 edition of The Courier, The National Park Service Newsletter.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 24, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 3, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 150 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 3, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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