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Penn Quarter in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Paul Harris 1868 - 1947

The Extra Mile

 

—Points of Light Volunteer Pathway —

 
Paul Harris 1868 - 1947 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 28, 2015
1. Paul Harris 1868 - 1947 Marker
Inscription. Inspired by the simple idea of combining fellowship and service, Paul Harris pioneered the service club movement with the founding of Rotary International. Rotary fulfilled his dream of a worldwide organization of business and professional people serving their communities and promoting international understanding. Rotary continues to expand global horizons through its educational programs and offers hope through its humanitarian efforts and public health campaigns.

“Service Above Self.”
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Points of Light Volunteer Pathway marker series.
 
Location. 38° 53.818′ N, 77° 2.014′ W. Marker is in Penn Quarter, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from 15th Street Northwest. Touch for map. In front of the W Hotel. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20004, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Frederick Douglass 1817 - 1895 (a few steps from this marker); Edgar Allen 1862 - 1937 (a few steps from this marker); Dr. Edgar J. Helms (a few steps from this marker); The United States Treasury (within shouting distance of this marker);
Paul Harris 1868 - 1947 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 28, 2015
2. Paul Harris 1868 - 1947 Marker
The Hotel Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); The Extra Mile (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Rhodes Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus 1884 - 1967 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Penn Quarter.
 
Also see . . .  Paul Harris. Points of Light. (Submitted on January 3, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Charity & Public Work
 
Paul Harris image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 28, 2015
3. Paul Harris
Rotary International Seal image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 28, 2015
4. Rotary International Seal
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 3, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 318 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 3, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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