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Tuskegee Institute in Macon County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

George Washington Carver

Died in Tuskegee Alabama

— January 5, 1943 —

 
 
George Washington Carver Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, November 16, 2016
1. George Washington Carver Marker
Inscription.  
A life that stood out as a gospel of self-forgetting service. He could have added fortune to fame but caring for neither he found happiness and honor in being helpful to the world.

The centre of his world was the South where he was born in slavery some 79 years ago and where he did his work as a creative scientist.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansAgricultureScience & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the George Washington Carver series list.
 
Location. 32° 25.866′ N, 85° 42.405′ W. Marker is in Tuskegee Institute, Alabama, in Macon County. Marker can be reached from Booker T Washington Boulevard. Located within Tuskegee University (formerly Tuskegee Institute) in the Tuskegee Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Booker T Washington Boulevard, Tuskegee Institute AL 36088, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tuskegee Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Tuskegee Chapel (within shouting distance of this marker); Lifting the Veil of Ignorance
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(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Booker T Washington (about 400 feet away); Dorothy Hall (about 500 feet away); The Tuskegee Institute Advancement League (about 600 feet away); White Hall (about 800 feet away); Julius Rosenwald (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tuskegee Institute.
 
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Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia article on George Washington Carver. (Submitted on December 3, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. National Park Service - Tuskegee Institute - George Washington Carver Museum. (Submitted on December 3, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
George Washington Carver grave in the Tuskegee Cemetery. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, November 16, 2016
2. George Washington Carver grave in the Tuskegee Cemetery.
Portrait of George Washington Carver image. Click for full size.
Public Domain, February 28, 1942
3. Portrait of George Washington Carver
Arthur Rothstein (for U.S. Farm Security Administration) - Library of Congress
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 3, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 816 times since then and 199 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 3, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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