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Anascaul in County Kerry, Munster, Ireland — Irish South-West ((Éire) North Atlantic Ocean)
 

Tom Crean

Antarctic Explorer

— 1877 - 1938 —

 
 
Tom Crean Marker image. Click for full size.
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1. Tom Crean Marker
Inscription.  
Expeditions to Antarctica
Discovery, 1901-1904
Terra Nova, 1910-1013
Endurance, 1914-1917

In recognition of his invaluable
contribution to these expeditions
and of his many acts of
selfless heroism on behalf
of his companions

The Tom Crean Memorial Garden
Gardens Donated by the Crean Family.
Sculptor Eamonn O'Doherty July 2003

 
Erected 2003 by Tom Crean Memorial Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Exploration. A significant historical year for this entry is 2003.
 
Location. 52° 9.061′ N, 10° 3.368′ W. Marker is in Anascaul, Munster, in County Kerry. The Tom Crean Memorial Garden is located opposite the post office, on a side lane about 50 feet south of route N86. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 26 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jerome Connor (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Glenbeigh (approx. 13.2 kilometers away); John Golden and the South Kerry Fenians (approx. 15.6 kilometers away); The Daniel O'Connell Memorial Park
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(approx. 24.4 kilometers away); O'Connell's Birth Place (approx. 24.4 kilometers away); O'Connell (approx. 24.4 kilometers away); a different marker also named The Daniel O'Connell Memorial Park (approx. 24.4 kilometers away); The Abbey of the Holy Cross (approx. 24.4 kilometers away).
 
Tom Crean Marker and Statue in the Garden image. Click for full size.
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2. Tom Crean Marker and Statue in the Garden
Looking west, with the Ardrinane House Bed & Breakfast in background.
Tom Crean Statue image. Click for full size.
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3. Tom Crean Statue
Captain Robert Falcon Scott Memorial Bench image. Click for full size.
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4. Captain Robert Falcon Scott Memorial Bench
"To Strive To Seek To Find And Not To Yield"
Sir Ernest Shackleton Memorial Bench image. Click for full size.
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5. Sir Ernest Shackleton Memorial Bench
"By Endurance We Conquer"
Dr. Edward Wilson Memorial Bench (Side A) image. Click for full size.
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6. Dr. Edward Wilson Memorial Bench (Side A)
Dr. Edward Wilson Memorial Bench (Side B) image. Click for full size.
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7. Dr. Edward Wilson Memorial Bench (Side B)
Artist & Scientist, Visited Annascaul 1905
Antarctic Comrades of Crean Memorial Bench image. Click for full size.
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8. Antarctic Comrades of Crean Memorial Bench
Lieutenant Teddy Evans, R.N.; Chief Stoker; William Lashly, R.N.
Post Office Opposite Tom Crean Memorial Garden Entrance image. Click for full size.
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9. Post Office Opposite Tom Crean Memorial Garden Entrance
Tom Crean's South Pole Inn Sign image. Click for full size.
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10. Tom Crean's South Pole Inn Sign
Tom Crean's South Pole Inn image. Click for full size.
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11. Tom Crean's South Pole Inn
Tom Crean's South Pole Inn image. Click for full size.
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12. Tom Crean's South Pole Inn
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 5, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,746 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on October 5, 2009.   10, 11, 12. submitted on November 15, 2009.

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