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Helen Keller 1880 - 1969

The Extra Mile

 

—Points of Light Volunteer Pathway —

 
Helen Keller 1880 - 1969 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 28, 2015
1. Helen Keller 1880 - 1969 Marker
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Blind and deaf writer and activist, and guiding force of the American Foundation for the Blind who devoted her life to expanding possibilities for people who are deaf-blind, blind or have low vision.

“A person who is severly impaired never knows his hidden sources of strength until he is treated like a normal human being and encouraged to shape his own life.”
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Points of Light Volunteer Pathway marker series.
 
Location. 38° 53.894′ N, 77° 1.969′ W. Marker is in Washington, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from G Steet Northwest. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1450 G Steet Northwest, Washington DC 20005, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Juliette Gordon Low (here, next to this marker); Martin Luther King, Jr. 1929 - 1968 (a few steps from this marker); Eunice Kennedy Shriver (within shouting distance of this marker); Cesar Chavez (within shouting distance of this marker); W. D. Boyce 1858 - 1929
Helen Keller 1880 - 1969 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 28, 2015
2. Helen Keller 1880 - 1969 Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Melvin Jones (within shouting distance of this marker); Ballington and Maud Booth (within shouting distance of this marker); Ernest K. Coulter 1871 - 1952 (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Washington.
 
Also see . . .  Helen Keller. Points of Light. (Submitted on January 15, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Charity & Public Work
 
Helen Keller image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 28, 2015
3. Helen Keller
Helen Keller 1880 - 1969 image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 21, 2016
4. Helen Keller 1880 - 1969
7-year-old Helen Keller as portrayed by Edward Hlavka in a 2009 statue in the Visitor Center of the U.S. Capitol.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 219 times since then and 12 times this year. Last updated on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   4. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on November 12, 2016.
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