Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela (HM1GYC)

Location: Washington, DC 20008
Country: United States of America

N 38° 55.192', W 77° 3.66'

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— Freedom Fighter, Political Prisoner, Statesman —

Panel 1:
A Tribute to Nelson Mandela

This tribute to Nelson Mandela was unveiled on 21 September 2013 by the Hon. Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa, and H.E. Ebrahim Rasool, Ambassador of the Republic of South Africa to the United States Government, the Mandela Family, the African National Congress, the Congressional Black Caucus and the Free South Africa Movement.

Panel 2:

A Tribute to the United States

"The stand you took established that here we have friends, fighters against racism who feel hurt because we are hurt, who seek our success because they too seek the victory of democracy over tyranny. I speak? of the millions of people throughout this great land who stood up and engaged the apartheid system in struggle. Let us keep our arms locked together so that we form a solid phalanx against racism ? let us ensure that justice triumphs without delay."

- Nelson Mandela's address to a Joint Meeting of the
101st Congress, 25 June 1990.
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
Year Placed2014
Placed ByEmbassy of South Africa
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 2:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 321325 N 4309903
Decimal Degrees38.91986667, -77.06100000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 55.192', W 77° 3.66'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 55' 11.52" N, 77° 3' 39.6" W
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Area Code(s)202
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3051 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest, Washington DC 20008, US
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