An East-of-the River View
—Anacostia Heritage Trail —The Handsome Italian Renaissance Building. across the street opened as James G. Birney Elementary School in 1901. Its wood-frame predecessor, the original 1889 Birney School, was the first school built with public funds for African American children in Anacostia and Hillsdale. Even though Congress had created a public school system for the District's black children in 1862, it was slow to develop, especially in rural areas.
Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.
|Placed By||Anacostia Heritage Trail|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, December 30th, 2016 at 9:01am PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 327054 N 4303354|
|Decimal Degrees||38.86203333, -76.99330000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 51.722', W 76° 59.598'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 51' 43.32" N, 76° 59' 35.88" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2424 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE, Washington DC 20020, US|
|Alternative Maps||Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap|