Duluth in Saint Louis County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Rotary Club of Duluth International Service Projects
Funded and constructed a bridge connecting the highway between the U.S. and Canada near Grand Portage, MN when the two governments failed to decide how it should be funded (1926).
Supported PolioPlus, Rotary International's program to eradicate polio worlwide.
Built a dental clinic on the South Seas Cook Island of Atiu (1989).
Initiated water well drilling projects in Ethiopia and Merida/Izamel, Mexico.
Built a medical clinic along the Amazon River in Peru (1992) and rebuilt when the river changed course (2009).
Built a burn clinic in Cameroon (1998).
Established Sunrise Linguistics School in Kambarka, Russia (2011).
Has provided scholarships for college students to pursue their education internationally.
Erected by Rotary Club of Duluth and the City of Duluth.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Charity & Public Work. In addition, it is included in the Rotary International series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1926.
Location. 46° 46.559′ Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1601 Enger Tower Dr, Duluth MN 55806, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rotary Club of Duluth Community Service (a few steps from this marker); Rotary Club of Duluth New Generation Service (a few steps from this marker); Rotary Club of Duluth Club Service Activities (a few steps from this marker); Rotary Club of Duluth Vocational Service Projects (within shouting distance of this marker); Rotary International's Four Way Test (within shouting distance of this marker); Rotary Club of Duluth 100th Anniversary (within shouting distance of this marker); Enger Observation Tower (within shouting distance of this marker); Duluth Japanese Peace Bell Garden (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Duluth.
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