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Joseph Gans

Mount Auburn Cemetery

 
 
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By Don Morfe, May 12, 2013
1. Joseph Gans Marker
Inscription.
GANS
Joseph
Nov.25, 1874-Aug.10, 1910. World’s Lightweight Champion
1902-1904 1906-1908
Inducted into IBHOF 1990

[Bronze plaque at bottom of monument:]
Grave site restored 2005 - Veteran Boxers Association, Inc. International Ring 101 - Baltimore, Maryland.

 
Location. 39° 15.633′ N, 76° 38.333′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker is on Waterview Avenue (Cemetery Entrance). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21230, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mount Auburn Cemetery (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Carroll Park at the Golf Course (approx. 0.9 miles away); Restoring Water Quality (approx. 0.9 miles away); Reviving the Waterfront (approx. one mile away); Senator Harry McGuirk (approx. one mile away); Gwynns Falls Trail (approx. 1.1 miles away); Carroll Park (approx. 1.1 miles away); Of Fords, Felles, and Falls (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baltimore.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order
Joseph Gans Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 12, 2013
2. Joseph Gans Marker
Close up photo of the marker
shown.
 
Additional keywords. "Joe" Gans; Joseph Saifus Butts; International Boxing Hall of Fame
 
Categories. African AmericansHeroesSports
 
Joseph Gans Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 12, 2013
3. Joseph Gans Marker
Entrance to Auburn Cemetery
Respecting our History-Restoring Mount Auburn Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 12, 2013
4. Respecting our History-Restoring Mount Auburn Cemetery
Restoration being completed by Maryland offenders
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By Don Morfe, May 12, 2013
5. Mount Auburn Cemetery
Before the restoration
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By Don Morfe, May 12, 2013
6. Mount Auburn Cemetery
Before the restoration
Joseph "Joe" Gans, Lightweight Champion of the World image. Click for full size.
1899
7. Joseph "Joe" Gans, Lightweight Champion of the World
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 13, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 573 times since then and 36 times this year. Last updated on May 17, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 13, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   4, 5, 6. submitted on May 16, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   7. submitted on May 17, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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