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Americus in Sumter County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Welcome to Asia/Pacific

Habitat for Humanity

 
 
Welcome to Asia/Pacific Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 7, 2014
1. Welcome to Asia/Pacific Marker
Inscription.
Habitat for Humanity has built houses in more than 20 countries in the Asia/Pacific region.

Two thirds of the world's more than 6 billion people live in Asia and the Pacific.

One third of the area's people live in substandard housing.
 
Location. 32° 4.251′ N, 84° 14.47′ W. Marker is in Americus, Georgia, in Sumter County. Marker is on Church Street. Click for map. Marker is on the grounds of Habitat for Humanity. Marker is in this post office area: Americus GA 31709, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Deadly Insects (within shouting distance of this marker); How blocks are made (within shouting distance of this marker); Poverty Housing: A Global Epidemic (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to Latin America/Caribbean (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to Africa/Middle East (within shouting distance of this marker); Elm Tree (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate Hospitals (approx. 0.4 miles away); Americus Colored Hospital (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Americus.
 
Categories. Charity & Public Work
 
Model of Habitat home built in Sri Lanka.. image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 7, 2014
2. Model of Habitat home built in Sri Lanka..
Sri Lanka image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 7, 2014
3. Sri Lanka
Materials
Interlocking earth blocks
Rebar threaded through bricks
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 231 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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