Robert Edwin Peary

Robert Edwin Peary (HM9JU)

Location: Arlington, VA 22204 Arlington County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 52.233', W 77° 4.107'

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Discoverer of the North Pole - April 6, 1909

— [and] his beloved wife, Josephine Diebitsch (1863-1955) —

Rear Admiral, USN; Civil Engineer, Explorer, Scientist(1856-1920)

Invenium Viam Avt Facium

Erected by the National Geographic Society.
Dedicated April 6, 1922, by the President of the United States, the Chief Justice of the United States, the Secretary of State, the Secretary of the Navy, the Dean of the Diplomatic Corps, and the Board of Trustees of the National Geographic Society.
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HM NumberHM9JU
Series This marker is part of the More Than Words series
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Year Placed1922
Placed ByNational Geographic Society
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Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 4:33pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 320555 N 4304444
Decimal Degrees38.87055000, -77.06845000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 52.233', W 77° 4.107'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 52' 13.98" N, 77° 4' 6.42" W
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Area Code(s)703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 349 Jessup Dr, Arlington VA 22204, US
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