— Columbia Heights Heritage Trail —Wayland Seminary opened in Foggy Bottom just after the Civil War to train formerly enslaved people and others as "preachers and teachers for the South" and as missionaries to evangelize Africa. In 1875 it moved here, later merging with Richmond Theological Seminary to become Virginia Union University in Richmond. Among Wayland's distinguished alumni was Booker T. Washington.
|Marker Number||15 of 19|
|Placed By||Cultural Tourism DC|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 5:02am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 323570 N 4310034|
|Decimal Degrees||38.92150000, -77.03515000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 55.29', W 77° 2.109'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 55' 17.40" N, 77° 2' 6.54" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1467 Chapin St NW, Washington DC 20009, US|
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