Lift Every Voice
— Georgia Ave./Pleasant Plains Heritage Trail —Caribbean immigrants discovered this stretch of Georgia Avenue in the 1940s, bringing island culture along with jerk chicken, curry, and coco bread. Many, like Eric Williams, who later led Trinidad and Tobago to independence in 1962, came to study or teach at Howard University. Others came seeking better jobs. the 2000 Census showed that Caribbean-born residents formed DC's second-largest immigrant group.
|Placed By||Cutural Heritage DC|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 11:29am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 324584 N 4311172|
|Decimal Degrees||38.93195000, -77.02375000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 55.917', W 77° 1.425'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 55' 55.02" N, 77° 1' 25.50" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 3334-3398 Georgia Ave NW, Washington DC 20010, US|
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