John Mott (1946)
He has gone out into the whole
world and opened hearts to the
idea of peace, to understanding,
love and tolerance.
Erected 2013 by Nobel Peace Laureate Project.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Peace. A significant historical year for this entry is 1946.
Location. 44° 3.45′ N, 123° 4.92′ W. Marker is in Eugene, Oregon, in Lane County. Marker can be reached from Day Island Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Eugene OR 97401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Frank Kellogg (1929) (here, next to this marker); Al Gore (2007) (here, next to this marker); Ralph J. Bunche (1950) (here, next to this marker); Charles G. Dawes (1925)
More about this marker. The marker is located within the Nobel Peace Park, which is situated within Alton Baker Park, between the Defazio Bridge and Day Island Road.
Also see . . . John Mott (NobelPrize.org). "The Peace Prize for 1946 was awarded to the head of the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA), the American John Raleigh Mott, who according to the Nobel Committee had contributed to the creation of a peace-promoting religious brotherhood across national boundaries." (Submitted on October 8, 2020.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 8, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 43 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 8, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.