Waverly in Wright County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Hubert H. Humphrey Memorial
1911 - 1978
Senator Hubert H. Humphrey gave his last Memorial Day Address in this park on May 30, 1977. He died at his Waverly home on January 13, 1978.
"It's just a small town near a lake in Minnesota, but to me, it's the peace of the world." –Hubert H. Humphrey
Vice President 1965 - 1969
Presidential Candidate 1968
United States Senator 1971 - 1978
1949 - 1965
Mayor of Minneapolis 1945 - 1948
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in this topic list: Peace. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1870.
Location. 45° 3.964′ N, 93° 58.153′ W. Marker is in Waverly, Minnesota, in Wright County. Marker is on Atlantic Avenue (County Highway 9) west of North 5th Street, on the left when traveling west. Marker is in Railroad Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waverly MN 55390, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); The Dustin Massacre (approx. 6˝ miles away); Lester Prairie Veterans Memorial (approx. 13.1 miles away); Dakota Rail History in Mayer (approx. 13.1 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Hubert H. Humphrey: Waverly's Legend. "On Sept., 10, 2005, approximately 200 people gathered for the dedication of the H.H.H memorial at Railroad Park, the site where the vice president made his last public address..." (Submitted on October 29, 2014.)
2. Hubert Humphrey. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on October 29, 2014.)
3. Hubert Horatio Humphrey. Find A Grave. (Submitted on October 29, 2014.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 23, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 29, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 700 times since then and 148 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 29, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.