Steeped in history, the pillars of this historically African-American neighborhood include the Mt. Zion Baptist Church, the Veterans’ Memorial YMCA, named in honor of a cadre of African-American troops in WWII, and the lunchtime favorite, Weenie Beanie. The hills and occasional narrow walkways in Nauck offer a challenge, but the reward is in its discoveries—like the seasonal displays of colorful annuals at the main gateway to the community.
Length: 2.1 miles
Terrain: Rolling terrain, with one steep “Superman Hill” on Walter Reed Dr.
Acknowledgements: Created with Dr. Alfred O. Taylor, Jr., Nauck Civic Association
Nauck News You Can Use
Nauck no longer has the Y, it has been absorbed by the Macedonia Baptist Church. The map below will be updated for the next print edition of the WalkArlington Walkabouts Brochure (PDF, 9 MB, Adobe Reader required).
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