Montpelier in Williams County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Paul Allman Siple
During his career, Siple spent four summers and ten winters int he Antarctic becoming widely known as a biologist, author, inventor, and seismographic expert. From 1957–1958, he and a crew of eighteen spent eight months at Pole Station, becoming the first men to winter at the South Pole. He is remembered as an American Antarctic exploration pioneer. From 1963 to 1966, he served as the U.S. Scientific Attache to Australia and New Zealand and continued his work with the U.S. Army until his death in 1968.
Erected 2007 by Williams County Historical Society, The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 2-86.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 403 S Empire, Montpelier OH 43543, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Casimir Pulaski (approx. 7.4 miles away); Bryan's Air Mail Field (approx. 7.6 miles away); Rail Speed Record (approx. 7.7 miles away); Richard E. Schreder (approx. 9.4 miles away); The Nettle Lake Mound Group (approx. 9˝ miles away); Cedar Hill Farm (approx. 10.2 miles away); Stryker (approx. 11 miles away); Stryker's Railroad Heritage (approx. 11.4 miles away).
Categories. • 20th Century • Exploration • Notable Events • Notable Persons •
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