Legacy Memorial Park

Legacy Memorial Park (HM26AA)

Location: Washington, DC 20011
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 57.606', W 77° 0.447'

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District of Columbia Parks & Recreation

The Legacy Memorial Park is dedicated to honor the nine lives lost on June 22, 2009 as a result of an unprecedented train collision. Designed collaboratively by Hunt Laudi Studio with sculptor Barbara Liotta and built through a partnership between the DC commission on the Arts and Humanities and the Department of General Services, the park is intended as a space of reflection and joyous remembrance. Nine stone sculpted forms rise from earthen mounds, individually etched with a name, recalling souls that will never be forgotten. This park also symbolizes the collective experience shared by first responders, community members, and countless others whose lives were forever altered by the tragedy. Above the park, a canopy of London Planes will shade the greenspace and embody the overlapping network of families, friends, and neighbors that intersect on common ground below.

[Names of the victims of the crash listed:]
· Cameron T. Williams
· Jeanice E. McMillan
· Dennis R. Hawkins
· Ana Fernandez
· Veronica Dubose
· Lavonda King
· Mandy Doolitle
· Ann Wherley
· David F. Wherley, Jr.
HM NumberHM26AA
Placed ByDistrict of Columbia Department of Parks and Recreation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, March 26th, 2018 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 326066 N 4314265
Decimal Degrees38.96010000, -77.00745000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 57.606', W 77° 0.447'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 57' 36.36" N, 77° 0' 26.82" W
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Area Code(s)202
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5801-5945 South Dakota Ave NE, Washington DC 20011, US
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