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Welcome to Asia/Pacific

Habitat for Humanity

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

Two thirds of the world's more than 6 billion people live in Asia and the Pacific.

One third of the area's people live in substandard housing.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Charity & Public Work.
 
Location. 32° 4.251′ N, 84° 14.47′ 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. 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 Latin America/Caribbean (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to Africa/Middle East (within shouting distance of this marker); Sumter County Courthouse Bell (about 800 feet away, measured
Model of Habitat home built in Sri Lanka.. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, April 7, 2014
2. Model of Habitat home built in Sri Lanka..
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in a direct line); Sumter County in the Civil Rights Movement (approx. 0.2 miles away); Luther H. Story (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Americus.
 
Sri Lanka image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, April 7, 2014
3. Sri Lanka
Materials
Interlocking earth blocks
Rebar threaded through bricks
 
 
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 348 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 23, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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Dec. 9, 2022