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Americus in Sumter County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Welcome to Africa/Middle East

Habitat for Humanity

 
 
Welcome to Africa/Middle East Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, April 7, 2014
1. Welcome to Africa/Middle East Marker
Inscription.  
Habitat for Humanity has built houses in more than 20 countries in the Africa/Middle East region.

The continent of Africa is larger than the United States. China, India and Argentina combined, and to home to nearly 1 billion people.

Subsistence farmers trying to eke out a living on the little good land available make up two-thirds of Africa's population.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Charity & Public Work.
 
Location. 32° 4.216′ N, 84° 14.488′ W. Marker is in Americus, Georgia, in Sumter County. Marker is on Church Street. Marker is on the grounds of Habitat for Humanity. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Americus GA 31709, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Welcome to Latin America/Caribbean (within shouting distance of this marker); Deadly Insects (within shouting distance of this marker); How blocks are made (within shouting distance of this marker); Poverty Housing: A Global Epidemic (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to Asia/Pacific (within
Model of Habitat home built in Kenya.. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, April 7, 2014
2. Model of Habitat home built in Kenya..
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shouting distance of this marker); Sumter County Courthouse Bell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Luther H. Story (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sumter County in the Civil Rights Movement (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Americus.
 
Kenya image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, April 7, 2014
3. Kenya
Materials
Fieldstone
Local wood concrete floor
Corrugated metal roof.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 23, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 338 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 23, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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Jun. 28, 2022