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Salem in New London County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Hiram Bingham IV

 
 
Hiram Bingham IV Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, October 4, 2019
1. Hiram Bingham IV Marker
Inscription.  
In Memory of
Hiram Bingham IV
1903 – 1988
A Salem Resident and International Hero
Recognized as a Righteous Diplomat
At great risk, he saved many
lives during WW II.
Nationally honored on the above
2006 U.S. Postage Stamp

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World II. In addition, it is included in the Postal Mail and Philately series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1903.
 
Location. 41° 29.468′ N, 72° 16.57′ W. Marker is in Salem, Connecticut, in New London County. Marker is on Hartford Road (Connecticut Route 85) 0.3 miles north of Morgan Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 249 Hartford Road, Salem CT 06420, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Salem World War II Monument (here, next to this marker); Salem Revolutionary War Bicentennial (here, next to this marker); Salem World War I Monument (here, next to this marker); Salem (a few steps from this marker); Salem Korean War Monument
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(a few steps from this marker); Salem Vietnam War Monument (a few steps from this marker); Music Vale Seminary (approx. half a mile away); Maj. Gen. Joseph Spencer (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salem.
 
Also see . . .
1. Hiram Bingham IV (Wikipedia). (Submitted on October 16, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Saving the Jews of Nazi France (Smithsonian.com). (Submitted on October 16, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Hiram Bingham IV Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, October 4, 2019
2. Hiram Bingham IV Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 16, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 229 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 16, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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