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Founding of the Pan American Round Table

 
 
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By R. C.
1. Founding of the Pan American Round Table Marker
Inscription. Mrs. Florence Terry Griswold (1875-1941), a native Texan reared along the Mexican border, provided aid to refugees of Mexico's 1910 revolution. On October 16, 1916, she and 21 friends met at the historic Menger Hotel to found the Pan American Round Table, a union of women dedicated to mutual knowledge,understanding and friendship among women of the western hemisphere. Growing to include 166 tables in 16 countries by 1989, the movement has promoted its goals with such projects as contributions to libraries and awarding of scholarships.
 
Erected 1992 by Texas Historical Comission. (Marker Number 3925.)
 
Location. 29° 25.465′ N, 98° 29.139′ W. Marker is in San Antonio, Texas, in Bexar County. Touch for map. Located on the south side of the Menger Hotel's inner courtyard garden. Marker is at or near this postal address: 204 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio TX 78205, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Menger Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Menger Bar (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Menger Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); This Noble Cottonwood
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By R. C.
2. Founding of the Pan American Round Table Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Menger Hotel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); San Antonio Section - National Council of Jewish Women (about 300 feet away); Barbed Wire Demonstration (about 300 feet away); The Defense of The Alamo (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Antonio.
 
Also see . . .  Pan American Round Tables of Texas. (Submitted on January 5, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
 
Categories. EducationFraternal or Sororal Organizations
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 11, 2010, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 811 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 11, 2010, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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