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Spurgeon Milton Keeny

(1893-1988)

 
 
Spurgeon Milton Keeny Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, January 5, 2008
1. Spurgeon Milton Keeny Marker
Inscription. The humanitarian's boyhood home. Served worldwide, 1917-76. In Asia, directed UNICEF; aided family planning. Chief, UN's Italy relief; assisted Russian relief. A YMCA officer in Mesopotamia, Siberia, Estonia, Poland; later was on its U. S. Council.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 45.905′ N, 76° 40.751′ W. Marker is in Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is on South Main Street 0.2 miles south of Reservior Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 155 South Main Street, Shrewsbury PA 17361, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Amanda Berry Smith (1837-1915) (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Glen Rock Auditorium (approx. 3.2 miles away); Mason and Dixon Line (approx. 3.3 miles away in Maryland); Mason and Dixon Mile Stone (approx. 3.3 miles away in Maryland); The First National Bank (approx. 3.3 miles away); Item Building / Bixler's (approx. 3.3 miles away); Cold Spring Hotel (approx. 3.5 miles away); Trains, Grains, and More Trains (approx. 3.5 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
Home of Spurgeon Milton Keeny image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, January 5, 2008
2. Home of Spurgeon Milton Keeny
 New York Times Obituary of Spurgeon Milton Keeny. (Submitted on January 5, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyCharity & Public WorkNotable PersonsPeace
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,715 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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