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Joplin in Jasper County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Compassion

Sculptor, Bill Snow

 
 
Compassion Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 27, 2017
1. Compassion Marker
Inscription.

Given in commemoration of

St. John's Centennial

by
St. John's Auxiliary

Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow


 
Erected 1996 by St. John's Regional Medical Center Auxiliary.
 
Location. 37° 3.59′ N, 94° 31.854′ W. Marker is in Joplin, Missouri, in Jasper County. Marker is on McClelland Boulevard north of 29th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Mercy Park, Joplin MO 64804, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mercy Park (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Joplin Citizens Lost in May 22, 2011 Tornado (approx. 0.2 miles away); Proclamation of Restoration Fountain (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Miracle of the Human Spirit - Joplin 2011 (approx. mile away); A Tribute to the Volunteers (approx. mile away); Recovery Efforts: After the Storm (approx. 0.3 miles away); Tornado Statistics - May 22, 2011 - Joplin, MO (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. John's Regional Medical Center (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Joplin.
 
More about this marker. The centennial monument is on the former grounds of St. John's Regional
Compassion Sculpture and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 27, 2017
2. Compassion Sculpture and Marker
Medical Center, which was destroyed in the May 2011 tornado.
 
Also see . . .
1. Mercy Park to be dedicated on Tuesday (The Joplin Globe, Aug 4, 2016). (Submitted on October 2, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Damaged Joplin hospital almost the only building left standing in area (CNN, May 23, 2011). (Submitted on October 2, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Mercy Joplin Quick Facts. (Submitted on October 2, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesScience & Medicine
 
Compassion Sculpture image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 27, 2017
3. Compassion Sculpture
Compassion Sculpture image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 27, 2017
4. Compassion Sculpture
Looking south
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 2, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 65 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 2, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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