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Carrie Camillo Tankard and George Van Buren Tankard Jr.

 
 
Carrie Camillo Tankard and George Van Buren Tankard Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 21, 2021
1. Carrie Camillo Tankard and George Van Buren Tankard Jr. Marker
Inscription.  

African American Heritage Trail of Martha's Vineyard
2012

Honors the contributions made by
Carrie Camillo Tankard and George Van Buren Tankard Jr.

To the community of Martha's Vineyard through their tirelss advocacy for justice for all

“One's life has value as long as one attributes value to the lives of others by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion."
Simone de Beauvoir
 
Erected 2012 by African-American Heritage Trail of Martha's Vineyard. (Marker Number 25.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: African Americans. A significant historical year for this entry is 2012.
 
Location. 41° 27.659′ N, 70° 34.046′ W. Marker is in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts, in Dukes County. Marker is at the intersection of Glenwood Avenue and Elmwood Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Glenwood Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oak Bluffs MA 02557, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Coleman Corners (within shouting distance of this marker); Dorothy West (within shouting distance of this marker); Shearer Cottage
Carrie Camillo Tankard and George Van Buren Tankard Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 21, 2021
2. Carrie Camillo Tankard and George Van Buren Tankard Jr. Marker
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(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Powell House (about 400 feet away); The Bishop Gilbert Haven Cottage (approx. half a mile away); Wesleyan Grove (approx. half a mile away); The Martha's Vineyard Camp Meeting Association Tabernacle (approx. half a mile away); The Lawton Cottage (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oak Bluffs.
 
Also see . . .  Carrie and George Tankard Jr. at the MV African American Heritage Trail Site. (Submitted on July 23, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 23, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 23, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

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