Washington in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Helen Keller 1808 - 1969
The Extra Mile
—Points of Light Volunteer Pathway —
Blind and deaf writer and activist, and guiding force of the American Foundation for the Blind who devoted her life to expanding possibilities for people who are deaf-blind, blind or have low vision.
“A person who is severly impaired never knows his hidden sources of strength until he is treated like a normal human being and encouraged to shape his own life.”
Marker series. This marker is included in the Points of Light Volunteer Pathway marker series.
Location. 38° 53.894′ N, 77° 1.969′ W. Marker is in Washington, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from G Steet Northwest. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1450 G Steet Northwest, Washington DC 20005, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Juliette Gordon Low (here, next to this marker); Martin Luther King, Jr. 1929 - 1968 (a few steps from this marker); Eunice Kennedy Shriver (within shouting distance of this marker); Cesar Chavez (within shouting distance of this marker); W. D. Boyce 1858 - 1929 Melvin Jones (within shouting distance of this marker); Ballington and Maud Booth (within shouting distance of this marker); Ernest K. Coulter 1871 - 1952 (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Washington.
Also see . . . Helen Keller. Points of Light. (Submitted on January 15, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
Categories. • Charity & Public Work •
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