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Onekama in Manistee County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Paul P. Harris

Service Above Self He Profits Most... Who Serves Best.

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., August 24, 2016
1. Paul P. Harris Marker
Inscription.

Dedicated to the memory of
Paul P. Harris
Founder of Rotary
Feb. 23, 1905
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This Park Is Dedicated
to the Memory of
Paul P. Harris
1868 – 1947
Founder of Rotary International
Spent Summers in Onekama at the
nearby Glen House Hotel

Object of Rotary


The object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster:

First. The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service.

Second. High ethical standards in business and professions; the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations; and the dignifying by Rotarians of their occupations as an opportunity to serve society.

Third. The application of the ideal of service by Rotarians to their personal, business, and community lives.

Fourth. The advancement of international understanding, the good will, and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional people united in the ideal of service.
 
Erected 1991 by Manistee Rotary Club.
 
Location. 44° 21.892′ N, 86° 12.544′ W. Marker is in Onekama, Michigan, in Manistee

Paul P. Harris Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 24, 2016
2. Paul P. Harris Marker
County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (State Highway 22) and 1st Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Rotary Park, Onekama MI 49675, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. War Memorial (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Portage Lake Region (about 700 feet away); Harriet Quimby / Childhood Home (approx. 6.4 miles away); Restoring Arcadia Marsh and Fish Passage within Bowens Creek (approx. 8.5 miles away); Trinity Lutheran Church (approx. 8.9 miles away); Explore the Heritage and History (approx. 9.2 miles away); U.S.S. Michigan (approx. 9.8 miles away); Manistee Fire Hall (approx. 9.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Onekama.
 
Also see . . .
1. Rotary's Founder. (Submitted on September 4, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Onekama Heritage. (Submitted on September 4, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Paul P. Harris Marker at Rotary Park image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 24, 2016
3. Paul P. Harris Marker at Rotary Park
Looking west along Main Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 4, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 4, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 119 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 4, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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