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

William Edwin Hall 1876 - 1961

The Extra Mile

 

—Points of Light Volunteer Pathway —

 
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By Allen C. Browne, December 28, 2015
1. William Edwin Hall 1876 - 1961 Marker
Inscription. William Edwin Hall served as the unpaid president of the Boys and Girls Clubs of America for nearly four decades. Sacrificing his time and personal assets, Hall kept the nascent organization solvent. Through his leadership, it grew to become one of America's preeminent charities, offering children a safe harbor from temptation and teaching them to become productive, responsible and caring citizens.

“ What greater monument could a man hope for but the part he has played in the building of character and citizenship among out youth.”
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Points of Light Volunteer Pathway marker series.
 
Location. 38° 53.877′ N, 77° 2.013′ W. Marker is in Penn Quarter, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from 15th Street Northwest. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 655 15th Street Northwest, Washington DC 20005, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Booker T. Washington 1856 - 1915 (a few steps from this marker); Ballington and Maud Booth (a few steps from this marker); Ernest K. Coulter 1871 - 1952 (within shouting distance of this marker); Millard and Linda Fuller
William Edwin Hall 1876 - 1961 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 28, 2015
2. William Edwin Hall 1876 - 1961 Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Melvin Jones (within shouting distance of this marker); The Inaugural Parade Tradition (within shouting distance of this marker); W. D. Boyce 1858 - 1929 (within shouting distance of this marker); Webster-Ashburton Treaty (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Penn Quarter.
 
Also see . . .  William Edwin Hall. Points of Light. (Submitted on January 15, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Charity & Public Work
 
William Edwin Hall image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 28, 2015
3. William Edwin Hall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 153 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 15, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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