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How Do We Take Care of One Another?

History Underfoot: 1919

 
 
How Do We Take Care of One Another? Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 24, 2019
1. How Do We Take Care of One Another? Marker
Inscription.  In 1919, the Red Cross and the City Parks Department opened a vacation village for families who could not afford to leave town on vacation. The village offered tents, playgrounds, a mess hall, and a first aid station.
 
Erected by Missouri History Museum.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Parks & Recreational Areas. In addition, it is included in the Missouri, St. Louis - History Underfoot ⚜️ series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1919.
 
Location. 38° 38.679′ N, 90° 17.103′ W. Marker is in St. Louis, Missouri. Marker is on DeBaliviere Circle east of Grand Drive, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5700 Lindell Boulevard, Saint Louis MO 63112, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Can Private Generosity Serve Public Good? (within shouting distance of this marker); Meet Me in St. Louis, Louie! (within shouting distance of this marker); A Fair Legacy: The Jefferson Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); How Will We Renew the Park?
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Follow the Missouri History Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); How Else Can a Park Serve Its Community? (within shouting distance of this marker); This is Everyone's Park. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); How Do We Support Culture? (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 2, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 92 times since then and 11 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 2, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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