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Birthplace of the Flame of Hope

 
 
Birthplace of the Flame of Hope Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2009
1. Birthplace of the Flame of Hope Marker
Inscription. The Flame of Hope was conceived by His Honour Judge John M. Seneshen, and stands as a symbol for all persons suffering from diabetes around the world. This flame will burn continuously and only be extinguished when it can be declared that a cure for diabetes has been found. Just as Banting's House is the “Birthplace of Insulin,” Sir Frederick G. Banting Square is the “Birthplace of the Flame of Hope.”

Dedicated to diabetics throughout the world on the occasion of the visit of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, July 7, 1989
 
Erected 1989.
 
Location. 42° 59.394′ N, 81° 13.91′ W. Marker is in London, Ontario, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of Adelaide Street and Queens Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Adelaide Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 442 Adelaide Street North, London, Ontario N6B 3H8, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Banting House (here, next to this marker); Birthplace of Insulin (here, next to this marker); The East London Town Hall (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Engine 86
Flame of Hope Dedication Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2009
2. Flame of Hope Dedication
(approx. 0.9 kilometers away); Harold A. Rogers, O.C., O.B.E. (approx. one kilometer away); London Armouries (approx. one kilometer away); London War Cenotaph (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); Veterans' Garden (approx. 1.3 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in London.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyScience & Medicine
 
The Flame of Hope and Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2009
3. The Flame of Hope and Marker
Also visible in photo are the Banting House marker and the Banting statue.
 
 
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