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Penn Quarter in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus 1884 - 1967

The Extra Mile

 

—Points of Light Volunteer Pathway —

 
Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 31, 2015
1. Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus Marker
Inscription. Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, a retired educator, founded AARP in 1958 to promote her philosophy of productive aging. She influenced the marketplace to develop innovative solutions for social needs. Today, her organization promotes independence, dignity and purpose for those age 50 and older, helps people live their best lives, and encourages everyone “to serve and not to be served.”

“What we do we do for all.”
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Points of Light Volunteer Pathway marker series.
 
Location. 38° 53.833′ N, 77° 1.983′ W. Marker is in Penn Quarter, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from the intersection of F Street Northwest and 15th Street Northwest. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20005, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Rhodes Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. George Edmund Haynes 1880 - 1960 and Ruth Standish Baldwin 1863 - 1934 (within shouting distance of this marker); Edgar Allen 1862 - 1937 (within shouting distance of this marker); Clara Barton 1821 - 1912 (within shouting
Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 31, 2015
2. Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus Marker
distance of this marker); Paul Harris 1868 - 1947 (within shouting distance of this marker); Frederick Douglass 1817 - 1895 (within shouting distance of this marker); Ernest K. Coulter 1871 - 1952 (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Edgar J. Helms (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Penn Quarter.
 
Also see . . .  Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus. Points of Light. (Submitted on January 8, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Charity & Public Work
 
Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 31, 2015
3. Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 243 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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 January 27, 2017.
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