A Man's Recollection

A Man's Recollection (HM26OJ)

Location: Washington, DC 20015
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 57.79', W 77° 4.445'

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—Created by Jarrett Ferrier, Sponsored by Willco —

[A series of panels, from left to right:]
The Excitement Builds

What a day! As the streetcar pulls up excitement fills the air. Opening day at Griffith! Just 10 cents will get us where we want to be. Everyone is thrilled to be heading down to the game. It's a perfect day for baseball!.

Off to Griffith!

As we ride along Georgia Ave. we watch the city pass by and we let our imaginations run wild. Will Killebrew smack a homer? A no hitter? Our noses sense the Wonderbread factory and we know we're getting close. More fans jump on board to go cheer on the Washington Senators!

Getting Our Tickets

It seemed to take forever but finally, here we are. We give the ticket vendor a dollar and we get two tickets. I can see and smell the freshly cut grass. My heart races as we hear the crack of the bats while my team warms up. What a day!

The Hotdog Vendor

Finally inside and first things first, a hot dog! The vendor is full of smiles and jokes as he roams the park calling out Hot dogs! Hot diggity! I dig in my pocket for 25 cents Mom gave me. Mustard please!


The Bleachers!

No wasting time as we climb the bleechers to find our friends and our seats. The sooner the better as the stadium is filling up quickly. We watch as President Truman tosses out the first pitch. Opening day at Griffith with my buddies, no where else I'd rather be.

Play Ball!


Griffith Stadium
Washington, D.C.

A Man's Recollections

Created by Jarrett Ferrier
Sponsored by Willco
HM NumberHM26OJ
Year Placed2014
Placed ByWillco
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, April 9th, 2018 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 320300 N 4314734
Decimal Degrees38.96316667, -77.07408333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 57.79', W 77° 4.445'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 57' 47.4" N, 77° 4' 26.7" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)202
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3723-3799 Livingston St NW, Washington DC 20015, US
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