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The Miracle of the Human Spirit - Joplin 2011

[AKA Volunteer Tribute]

 
 
The Miracle of the Human Spirit - Joplin 2011 Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 27, 2017
1. The Miracle of the Human Spirit - Joplin 2011 Marker
Inscription.

In honor of the volunteers
who selflessly contributed to the
rescue, recovery, and redevelopment
efforts after the tornado on
May 22, 2011
Joplin, Missouri.

 
Erected by Paul Mueller Company and the Hammons School of Architecture at Drury University.
 
Location. 37° 3.805′ N, 94° 31.807′ W. Marker is in Joplin, Missouri, in Jasper County. Marker is on 26th Street/Gabby Street Boulevard east of Maiden Lane, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Cunningham Park, Joplin MO 64804, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Tribute to the Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); Recovery Efforts: After the Storm (within shouting distance of this marker); Tornado Statistics - May 22, 2011 - Joplin, MO (within shouting distance of this marker); Survivor Quotes (within shouting distance of this marker); St. John's Regional Medical Center (within shouting distance of this marker); Joplin Tornado Memorial, Volunteer Tribute and Children's Memorial
The Miracle of the Human Spirit - Joplin 2011 Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 27, 2017
2. The Miracle of the Human Spirit - Joplin 2011 Monument
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Butterfly People (within shouting distance of this marker); Butterfly Garden and Overlook (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Joplin.
 
Also see . . .  City of Joplin Tornado Recovery Fact Sheet, April 23, 2012.
Noting over 775,000 volunteer hours in the eleven months following the tornado
(Submitted on October 2, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkDisasters
 
The Miracle of the Human Spirit - Joplin 2011 Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 27, 2017
3. The Miracle of the Human Spirit - Joplin 2011 Monument
The Miracle of the Human Spirit - Joplin 2011 Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 27, 2017
4. The Miracle of the Human Spirit - Joplin 2011 Monument
The Miracle of the Human Spirit - Joplin 2011 Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 27, 2017
5. The Miracle of the Human Spirit - Joplin 2011 Monument
 
 
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 79 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 2, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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