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— Brightwood Heritage Trail —Back in the 1920s, most people walked or rode a streetcar to go shopping. Then cars became affordable, and people drove everywhere. Soon the shopping center, with free parking, was born. In 1937 Brightwood's "Park and Shop" opened on Georgia Avenue across from this sign.
|Placed By||Cultural Tourism DC|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 5:00am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 324321 N 4314929|
|Decimal Degrees||38.96573333, -77.02775000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 57.944', W 77° 1.665'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 57' 56.64" N, 77° 1' 39.90" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 6224 Georgia Ave NW, Washington DC 20011, US|
|Alternative Maps||Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap|
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