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Newry in Oconee County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Newry Soup Kitchen

 
 
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By Brian Scott, May 7, 2012
1. Newry Soup Kitchen Marker
Inscription.
1918
Worldwide Flu Epidemic
Marker Erected
in Loving Memory of
Ella Nunley & Eli Whitney Stanton by
Their Daughter Marcie S. Simmons

 
Location. 34° 43.533′ N, 82° 54.467′ W. Marker is in Newry, South Carolina, in Oconee County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway Street (State Highway 37-203) and Palmetto Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Broadway Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newry SC 29665, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Newry World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Church Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); Oconee County World War Veterans (approx. 3.2 miles away); Fairplay Community Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.6 miles away); Oconee County Training School (approx. 3.6 miles away); Memorial Gateway (approx. 3.7 miles away); Wall of Honor (approx. 3.8 miles away); Seneca Firsts (approx. 3.9 miles away); Seneca (approx. 3.9 miles away); Clemson University (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newry.
 
Also see . . .  1918 flu pandemic. The 1918 flu pandemic (January 1918 – December 1920)
Newry Soup Kitchen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, May 7, 2012
2. Newry Soup Kitchen Marker
was an unusually deadly influenza pandemic which infected 500 million people across the world, including remote Pacific islands and the Arctic, and killed 20 to 50 million of them—1 to 3 percent of the world's population at the time—making it one of the deadliest natural disasters in human (Submitted on February 15, 2013, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Science & Medicine
 
Newry Soup Kitchen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, May 7, 2012
3. Newry Soup Kitchen Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 15, 2013, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 298 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 15, 2013, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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