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Tuskegee Institute in Macon County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

George Washington Carver

Died in Tuskegee Alabama

 

—January 5, 1943 —

 
George Washington Carver Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, November 16, 2016
1. George Washington Carver Marker
Inscription.
A life that stood out as a gospel of
self-forgetting service.
He could have added fortune to fame
but caring for neither he found happi-
ness and honor in being helpful to
the world.

The centre of his world was the South
where he was born in slavery some
79 years ago and where he did his
work as a creative scientist.

 
Location. 32° 25.866′ N, 85° 42.405′ W. Marker is in Tuskegee Institute, Alabama, in Macon County. Marker can be reached from Booker T Washington Boulevard. Touch for map. Located within Tuskegee University (formerly Tuskegee Institute) in the Tuskegee Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Booker T Washington Boulevard, Tuskegee Institute AL 36088, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tuskegee Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Tuskegee Chapel (within shouting distance of this marker); Lifting the Veil of Ignorance (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Booker T Washington (about 400 feet away); Dorothy Hall (about 500 feet away); White Hall
George Washington Carver grave in the Tuskegee Cemetery. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, November 16, 2016
2. George Washington Carver grave in the Tuskegee Cemetery.
(about 800 feet away); Frederick Douglass Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Campus Architect (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tuskegee Institute.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia article on George Washington Carver. (Submitted on December 3, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. National Park Service - Tuskegee Institute - George Washington Carver Museum. (Submitted on December 3, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. African AmericansAgricultureNotable PersonsScience & Medicine
 
Portrait of George Washington Carver image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain, February 28, 1942
3. Portrait of George Washington Carver
Arthur Rothstein (for U.S. Farm Security Administration) - Library of Congress
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 3, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 175 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 3, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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