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

Helen Keller 1880 - 1969

The Extra Mile

 

—Points of Light Volunteer Pathway —

 
Helen Keller 1880 - 1969 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 28, 2015
1. Helen Keller 1880 - 1969 Marker
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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 Penn Quarter, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from G Steet Northwest. Touch 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
Helen Keller 1880 - 1969 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 28, 2015
2. Helen Keller 1880 - 1969 Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Penn Quarter.
 
Also see . . .  Helen Keller. Points of Light. (Submitted on January 15, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Charity & Public Work
 
Helen Keller image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 28, 2015
3. Helen Keller
Helen Keller 1880 - 1969 image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 21, 2016
4. Helen Keller 1880 - 1969
7-year-old Helen Keller as portrayed by Edward Hlavka in a 2009 statue in the Visitor Center of the U.S. Capitol.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 259 times since then and 52 times this year. Last updated on November 11, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 15, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   4. submitted on November 6, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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