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Anascaul in County Kerry, Munster, Ireland — Irish South-West
 

Tom Crean

Antarctic Explorer

 

1877 - 1938

 
Tom Crean Marker image. Click for full size.
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1. Tom Crean Marker
Inscription.
Expeditions to Antarctica
Discovery, 1901-1904
Terra Nova, 1910-1013
Endurance, 1914-1917

In recognition of his invaluable
contribution to these expeditions
and of his many acts of
selfless heroism on behalf
of his companions

The Tom Crean Memorial Garden
Gardens Donated by the Crean Family.
Sculptor Eamonn O'Doherty July 2003

 
Erected 2003 by Tom Crean Memorial Committee.
 
Location. 52° 9.061′ N, 10° 3.368′ W. Marker is in Anascaul, Munster, in County Kerry. Touch for map. The Tom Crean Memorial Garden is located opposite the post office, on a side lane about 50 feet south of route N86.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within walking distance of this marker. Jerome Connor (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line).
 
Also see . . .  Tom Crean. (Submitted on October 5, 2009.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyExplorationNotable EventsNotable Persons
 
Tom Crean Marker and Statue in the Garden image. Click for full size.
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2. Tom Crean Marker and Statue in the Garden
Looking west, with the Ardrinane House Bed & Breakfast in background.
Tom Crean Statue image. Click for full size.
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3. Tom Crean Statue
Captain Robert Falcon Scott Memorial Bench image. Click for full size.
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4. Captain Robert Falcon Scott Memorial Bench
"To Strive To Seek To Find And Not To Yield"
Sir Ernest Shackleton Memorial Bench image. Click for full size.
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5. Sir Ernest Shackleton Memorial Bench
"By Endurance We Conquer"
Dr. Edward Wilson Memorial Bench (Side A) image. Click for full size.
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6. Dr. Edward Wilson Memorial Bench (Side A)
Dr. Edward Wilson Memorial Bench (Side B) image. Click for full size.
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7. Dr. Edward Wilson Memorial Bench (Side B)
Artist & Scientist, Visited Annascaul 1905
Antarctic Comrades of Crean Memorial Bench image. Click for full size.
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8. Antarctic Comrades of Crean Memorial Bench
Lieutenant Teddy Evans, R.N.; Chief Stoker; William Lashly, R.N.
Post Office Opposite Tom Crean Memorial Garden Entrance image. Click for full size.
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9. Post Office Opposite Tom Crean Memorial Garden Entrance
Tom Crean's South Pole Inn Sign image. Click for full size.
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10. Tom Crean's South Pole Inn Sign
Tom Crean's South Pole Inn image. Click for full size.
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11. Tom Crean's South Pole Inn
Tom Crean's South Pole Inn image. Click for full size.
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12. Tom Crean's South Pole Inn
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 5, 2009. This page has been viewed 1,426 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on October 5, 2009.   10, 11, 12. submitted on November 15, 2009.
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