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Joseph Gans

Mount Auburn Cemetery

 
 
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Photographed By Don Morfe, May 12, 2013
1. Joseph Gans Marker
Inscription.  
GANS
Joseph
Nov.25, 1874-Aug.10, 1910. World’s Lightweight Champion
1902-1904 1906-1908
Inducted into IBHOF 1990

[Bronze plaque at bottom of monument:]
Grave site restored 2005 - Veteran Boxers Association, Inc. International Ring 101 - Baltimore, Maryland.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansHeroesSports. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1941.
 
Location. 39° 15.633′ N, 76° 38.333′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. It is in Westport. Marker is on Waterview Avenue (Cemetery Entrance). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21230, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mount Auburn Cemetery (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Our Impact on Our Waters (approx. 0.6 miles away); Carroll Park at the Golf Course (approx. 0.9 miles away); Restoring Water Quality (approx. 0.9 miles away); Senator Harry McGuirk (approx. one mile away); Gwynns Falls Trail
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Photographed By Don Morfe, May 12, 2013
2. Joseph Gans Marker
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(approx. 1.1 miles away); Carroll Park (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Enduring Middle Branch (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baltimore.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Additional keywords. "Joe" Gans; Joseph Saifus Butts; International Boxing Hall of Fame
 
Joseph Gans Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, May 12, 2013
3. Joseph Gans Marker
Entrance to Auburn Cemetery
Respecting our History-Restoring Mount Auburn Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, May 12, 2013
4. Respecting our History-Restoring Mount Auburn Cemetery
Restoration being completed by Maryland offenders
Mount Auburn Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, May 12, 2013
5. Mount Auburn Cemetery
Before the restoration
Mount Auburn Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, May 12, 2013
6. Mount Auburn Cemetery
Before the restoration
Joseph "Joe" Gans, Lightweight Champion of the World image. Click for full size.
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7. Joseph "Joe" Gans, Lightweight Champion of the World
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 13, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 718 times since then and 7 times this year. Last updated on March 3, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 13, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   4, 5, 6. submitted on May 16, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   7. submitted on May 17, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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Mar. 28, 2023