Waverly in Wright County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Hubert H. Humphrey Memorial
1911 - 1978
Senator Hubert H. Humphrey gave his last Memorial Day Address in this park on May 30, 1977. He died at his Waverly home on January 13, 1978.
"It's just a small town near a lake in Minnesota, but to me, it's the peace of the world." –Hubert H. Humphrey
Vice President 1965 - 1969
Presidential Candidate 1968
United States Senator 1971 - 1978
1949 - 1965
Mayor of Minneapolis 1945 - 1948
Location. 45° 3.964′ N, 93° 58.153′ W. Marker is in Waverly, Minnesota, in Wright County. Marker is on Atlantic Avenue (County Highway 9) west of North 5th Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in Railroad Park. Marker is in this post office area: Waverly MN 55390, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); The Dustin Massacre (approx. 6˝ miles away); Lester Prairie Veterans Memorial Dakota Rail History in Mayer (approx. 13.1 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Hubert H. Humphrey: Waverly's Legend. "On Sept., 10, 2005, approximately 200 people gathered for the dedication of the H.H.H memorial at Railroad Park, the site where the vice president made his last public address..." (Submitted on October 29, 2014.)
2. Hubert Humphrey. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on October 29, 2014.)
3. Hubert Horatio Humphrey. Find A Grave. (Submitted on October 29, 2014.)
Categories. • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 29, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 368 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 29, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.