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

Ernest K. Coulter 1871 - 1952

The Extra Mile

 

—Points of Light Volunteer Pathway —

 
Ernest K. Coulter 1871 - 1952 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 28, 2015
1. Ernest K. Coulter 1871 - 1952 Marker
Inscription. Ernest K. Coulter’s enduring contribution is the founding, in 1904, of the Big Brothers Big Sisters youth mentoring movement. Coulter lived a life of purpose and passion. Social welfare activist, journalist, lecturer, author, lawyer and advocate for children’s rights — Coulter offered a lifetime of service to others.

“…make the little chap feel that there is at least one human being in this great city who takes a personal interest in him, who cares whether he lives of dies.”
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Points of Light Volunteer Pathway marker series.
 
Location. 38° 53.867′ N, 77° 2′ W. Marker is in Penn Quarter, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from 15th Street. Touch for map. In the 600 block of 15th Street. 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. Booker T. Washington 1856 - 1915 (a few steps from this marker); Millard and Linda Fuller (a few steps from this marker); William Edwin Hall 1876 - 1961 (within shouting distance of this marker); Clara Barton 1821 - 1912 (within shouting distance
Ernest K. Coulter 1871 - 1952 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 28, 2015
2. Ernest K. Coulter 1871 - 1952 Marker
of this marker); Ballington and Maud Booth (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. George Edmund Haynes 1880 - 1960 and Ruth Standish Baldwin 1863 - 1934 (within shouting distance of this marker); Melvin Jones (within shouting distance of this marker); W. D. Boyce 1858 - 1929 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Penn Quarter.
 
Also see . . .  Ernest K. Coulter. Points of Light. (Submitted on January 9, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Charity & Public Work
 
Ernest K. Coulter image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 28, 2015
3. Ernest K. Coulter
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 9, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 248 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 9, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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