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Waverly in Wright County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Hubert H. Humphrey Memorial

 
 
Hubert H. Humphrey Monument image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, July 16, 2014
1. Hubert H. Humphrey Monument
Inscription.
Hubert H. Humphrey
1911 - 1978

  Senator Hubert H. Humphrey gave his last Memorial Day Address in this park on May 30, 1977. He died at his Waverly home on January 13, 1978.

        "It's just a small town near a lake in Minnesota, but to me, it's the peace of the world."               –Hubert H. Humphrey

Vice President                           1965 - 1969
Presidential Candidate                          1968
United States Senator                1971 - 1978
                                                   1949 - 1965
Mayor of Minneapolis               1945 - 1948
 
Erected 2005.
 
Location. 45° 3.964′ N, 93° 58.153′ W. Marker is in Waverly, Minnesota, in Wright County. Marker is on Atlantic Avenue (County Highway 9) west of North 5th Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in Railroad Park. Marker is in this post office area: Waverly MN 55390, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); The Dustin Massacre (approx. 6.5 miles away);
Hubert H. Humphrey Tablet image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, July 16, 2014
2. Hubert H. Humphrey Tablet
Lester Prairie Veterans Memorial (approx. 13.1 miles away); Dakota Rail History in Mayer (approx. 13.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Hubert H. Humphrey: Waverly's Legend. "On Sept., 10, 2005, approximately 200 people gathered for the dedication of the H.H.H memorial at Railroad Park, the site where the vice president made his last public address..." (Submitted on October 29, 2014.) 

2. Hubert Humphrey. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on October 29, 2014.) 

3. Hubert Horatio Humphrey. Find A Grave. (Submitted on October 29, 2014.) 
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Hubert H. Humphrey Memorial image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, July 16, 2014
3. Hubert H. Humphrey Memorial
Railroad Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 29, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 279 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 29, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
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