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Harold C. Urey

 
 
Harold C. Urey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 21, 2014
1. Harold C. Urey Marker
Inscription.

Erected by and for the
American Legion Post No. 189
to designate the birthplace of
Scientist, Educator, Lecturer, Author
Harold C. Urey
1934 Nobel Prize Winner
for his discovery of heavy
hydrogen or deuterium and
noted for many other major
contributions to science
Through his discovery
of deuterium, the
hydrogen bomb
became possible
Born April 29, 1893 at
Walkerton Indiana to
Samuel Clayton and
Cora Rebecca (Reinoehl) Urey

 
Erected by American Legion Post. No. 189.
 
Location. 41° 27.972′ N, 86° 28.926′ W. Marker is in Walkerton, Indiana, in St. Joseph County. Marker is at the intersection of Roosevelt Road (U.S. 6) and Illinois Street, on the right when traveling west on Roosevelt Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Walkerton IN 46574, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Walkerton World War II Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); A Champion of Farmland to Parkland (approx. 7.9 miles away); People Make the Difference (approx. 7.9 miles away);
Harold C. Urey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 21, 2014
2. Harold C. Urey Marker
Porter (Rea) Cemetery (approx. 8.8 miles away); Huggart Settlement (approx. 10 miles away); Trail of Death (approx. 12 miles away); Replica of The Statue of Liberty (approx. 12.3 miles away); Honor Roll - Marshall County Indiana (approx. 12.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Harold Urey - NY Times Obituary. From the January 7, 1981 edition of the New York Times. (Submitted on July 23, 2014.) 

2. Harold Clayton Urey - A Biographical Memoir. A detailed biography from the National Academy of Sciences. (Submitted on July 23, 2014.) 
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Harold C. Urey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 21, 2014
3. Harold C. Urey Marker
View to southeast along Roosevelt Road (US 6)
Harold C. Urey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 21, 2014
4. Harold C. Urey Marker
At east corner of intersection of
Roosevelt Road (US 6) and Illinois Street
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 203 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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