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By Barry Swackhamer, October 11, 2013
Russian Hill Marker
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1California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Russian HillРусский Холм
Russian Hill was named for the graves of several sailors of the “Russian-American Company,” who died here in the early 1840s. During the Gold Rush the 49ers found their graves, marked by wooden crosses, at the top of this hill and added . . . — Map (db m69988) HM
2California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Russian Navy Heroes
In memory of the selfless and courageous actions of the Russian Imperial Navy sailors while saving the lives of many city residents in suppressing the great fire in San Francisco on October 23, 1863. A close Russian translation on the . . . — Map (db m73087) HM
3Georgia (Cobb County), Marietta — A Humanitarian ActKennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
After each Union assault on June 27, hundreds of casualties were left between the lines. By afternoon, wounded Union soldiers lying helpless near here faced a new danger; flames, started by the battle’s gunfire, crept steadily toward them. Lt. . . . — Map (db m70077) HM
4Ohio (Butler County), Hamilton — 39-9 — Fannie Hurst - Author, Humanitarian and Advocate
Author Side Raised and educated in St. Louis, author Fannie Hurst (1885-1968) was born in Hamilton at 918 Central Avenue, the home of her maternal grandparents. She was the daughter of Rose Koppel and Samuel Hurst. Already a writer as a student . . . — Map (db m122411) HM
5Pennsylvania (Bucks County), New Britain — Layle Lane (1893 - 1976), educator, social activist, humanitarian and political leader
Layle Lane (1893 - 1976), educator, social activist, humanitarian and political leader, lived and ran a camp for inner-city Philadelphia and New York, NY, youth on this property of 23 acres called Lacitadelle Camp (now Manor), named after the . . . — Map (db m136929) HM
6Pennsylvania (Venango County), Emlenton — Arthur W. Phillips - Physician / Humanitarian
Arthur William Phillips was born in Emlenton on July 29, 1888. His father, Samuel W. Phillips, successfully owned and operated oil wells in the Emlenton area. His mother, Clara Crawford Phillips, was a native of neighboring Scrubgrass Township. . . . — Map (db m78843) HM

7Alabama (Etowah County), Alabama City — Howard Gardner Nichols 1871-1896Scholar, Engineer, Industrialist, Naturalist, Humanitarian
Nichols came to Alabama City in 1894 to supervise construction of the Dwight Manufacturing Company. While serving as the mill's first agent, he planned and began a model mill village and was elected Mayor of Alabama City. — Map (db m18578) HM
8Alabama (Montgomery County), Montgomery — Percy Lavon JulianScientist and Humanitarian — 1899-1975 —
Born on the west side of Holt Street, April 11, 1899, Percy Lavon Julian entered Depauw University in 1916; graduated in chemistry with Phi Beta Kappa honors. Earned master's from Harvard, Ph.D. at the University of Vienna. His studies led to a . . . — Map (db m86418) HM
9Georgia (Richmond County), Augusta — Jessye NormanInternational Opera Star and Humanitarian
Riverwalk Amphitheater and Plaza named in honor of Jessye Norman, internationally acclaimed opera star, born in Augusta, Georgia, September 15, 1945. Miss Norman began singing at Mounty Calvary Baptist Church, 1260 Wrightsboro Road. She . . . — Map (db m10032) HM
10Illinois (LaSalle County), Ottawa — William D. BoycePublisher Explorer Humanitarian
In appreciation of his service to the Boyhood of America. Inspired by the good turn of an unknown English Scout, he brought scouting to the United States. — Map (db m82183) HM
11Missouri (St. Louis County), Florissant — Kenneth J. "Ken" Otto"Handyman Hardware Humanitarian" — 16 November 1927 - 6 January 2006 —
Ken had a lifetime of community service in two cities & St. Louis County. He served Pine Lawn as Mayor, Alderman & businessman. In Florissant he owned two popular hi touch Handyman Hardware stores with wife Kathleen & sons Dave & Glenn, was . . . — Map (db m145344) HM
12Ohio (Franklin County), Grove City — Dr. Leslie A. BosticHumanitarian, Visionary LeaderService Above Self
Dr. Leslie A. Bostic served 40 consecutive years as the founding executive director of the Buckeye Ranch (formerly Buckeye Boys Ranch) in Grove City. He earned his undergraduate degree and Master of Social Work from the Richmond . . . — Map (db m137678) HM
13Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Perkasie — Pearl S. BuckAuthor, Activist and Humanitarian — 1892-1973 —
Welcome to the Pearl S. Buck House, a National Historic Landmark. Pearl S. Buck was the first American woman to be awarded both the Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes for literature. In addition to her literary achievements, Pearl S. Buck was passionately . . . — Map (db m86313) HM

14District of Columbia (Washington), Penn Quarter — Joseph Baer Danzansky1914-1979 — Humanitarian …Businessman…Washingtonian —
“All my life I have had a love affair with the City of Washington.” In a time of racial strife he brought reconciliation and mutual respect. In the struggle between management and labor he worked for reason and moderation. In a . . . — Map (db m92230) HM
15Georgia (Stephens County), Toccoa — George Washington Hitt1913-1958 — Artist, Humanitarian, Philosopher —
“An unforgettable personality whose courage shone with such crystal brilliance as to brighten the world about him and uplift the spirits of those even more fortunate, but not fashioned of such heroic fibre. His is a name to remember when the . . . — Map (db m58884) HM
16New York (Wyoming County), Genesee Falls — In Grateful Memory of William Pryor Letchworth1823 - 1910 — Humanitarian - Conservationist —
Donor of Glen Iris and his estate comprising of the original 1,000 acres of this park, including Upper, Middle and Lower Falls, so that this gorge might remain a place of inspiration and beauty forever, Erected in 1957 by the Genesee State Park . . . — Map (db m76125) HM
17Pennsylvania (Columbia County), Berwick — Edith Emaline Orvis1877 • 1971 — Christian Humanitarian —
Who gave her talents in loving concern to the immigrants of 1919 - Berwick - 1961 — Map (db m119527) HM
18Pennsylvania (Lancaster County), Lancaster — James Hazlett Binns1912 - 1985 — Industrialist • Patriot • Humanitarian • Mentor —
He rose from sales trainee to become president and chairman of Armstrong World Industries, a director of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and chairman of the National Association of Manufacturers. A leader in the revitalization of Downtown Lancaster, . . . — Map (db m5324) HM
19Pennsylvania (Tioga County), Wellsboro — Edwin A. VanValkenburg(1869-1932) — Humanitarian - Eminent in Civic Service - Editor and Publisher —
This testimonial is dedicated by the North American survivors, colleagues of E.A. VanValkenburg during the quarter-century in which he directed the publication of the Philadelphia North American. As its editor he inspired and directed public opinion . . . — Map (db m88334) HM
20South Carolina (Laurens County), Clinton — Davison McDowell Douglas1869-1931 — Minister, Educator, Humanitarian —
This building -- dedicated as a memorial to alumni killed in World War II and the Korean War -- is named Douglas House in memory of that beloved servant of God, the Reverend Davison McDowell Douglas, B.A., B.D., M.A., D.D., LL.D., who served . . . — Map (db m11980) WM

21California (San Bernardino County), Fenner — John Wilkie Safety Roadside Rest Area At Fenner
As Caltrans Highway Superintendent for the Needles area, John Wilkie sought ways to improve maintenance at this Rest Area. Pursuing this goal, John became a statewide leader in increasing employment opportunities for persons with disabilities. . . . — Map (db m335) HM
22Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — 49.2005.1 — Robert F. Kennedy Speech on Death of Martin L. King
Here on the evening of April 4, 1968, Kennedy came to address a large crowd of mostly African Americans in his bid for Democratic Party nomination for president of U.S. Instead, visibly shaken, he gave an impromptu speech about the assassination of . . . — Map (db m236) HM
23Tennessee (Shelby County), Memphis — 4E 85 — Ida B. Wells1862–1931
Ida B. Wells crusaded against lynchings in Memphis and the South. In 1892 while editor of the Memphis Free Speech, located in this vicinity, she wrote of the lynching of three Black businessmen. As a result, her newspaper office was destroyed . . . — Map (db m9306) HM
24Virginia (Fairfax County), Fairfax Station — Clara H. BartonFounder of the American Red Cross
Here at Fairfax Station in early Sept. 1862, after the Second Battle of Manassas and the action near Chantilly, Clara Barton ministered to the suffering. By her humane and tireless efforts this Angel of the Battlefield helped move over 3000 wounded . . . — Map (db m102) HM

25Maryland (Baltimore), Morgan State University — Frederick Douglass
Frederick Douglass 1817 - 1895 Humanitarian Statesman — Map (db m145926) HM

26New York (Westchester County), Pound Ridge — Hiram Halle (1867-1944)
Born in Cleveland, Ohio to German Jewish immigrants, Hiram Halle bought his first house in Pound Ridge on Trinity Pass Road, February 1929. From 1916-1944 he was head of the petrochemical giant, Universal Oil Products. From 1933 through the onset of . . . — Map (db m134062) HM

27Louisiana (Rapides Parish), Alexandria — The Rotary Club of Alexandria, Louisiana
The Rotary Club of Alexandria, LouisianaWas chartered December 1, 1916. It is the fourth oldest club in Louisiana and the 259th in the Rotary world.As of 2007, there were over 32,000 clubs in 200 countries with more than 1,200,000 members.Rotary . . . — Map (db m116059) HM
28New York (New York County), New York — Eleanor Roosevelt
October 11, 1884 - November 7, 1962 Humanitarian, reformer, stateswoman made this her Greenwich Village home from 1942 - 1949 — Map (db m97476) HM
29New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Home of John Dewey (1859-1952)
Site of Home of John Dewey (1859-1952) Philosopher, Educator and Humanitarian Lived Here 1910-1925 — Map (db m155807) HM
30North Carolina (Guilford County), Sedalia — In Memory of Dr. Charlotte Hawkins Brown
In Memory of Dr. Charlotte Hawkins Brown Founder Educator Humanitarian July 1976 — Map (db m43306) HM
31South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — Clarence E. Pressley
In Memory of Clarence E. Pressley A Son of Abbeville, South Carolina Businessman - Humanitarian - Leader Friend - Mentor - Family Protector — Map (db m25197) HM
32South Carolina (Greenville County), Piedmont — William Edgeworth BeattieSeptember 25, 1859-July 8, 1935
President and Treasurer of the Piedmont Manufacturing Company President 1905-1923 Director 1896-1935 Industralist • Humanitarian • Friendly Just — Map (db m40137) HM
33Wisconsin (Brown County), Green Bay — Bryan Bartlett Starr"Bart" No. 15
Quarterback 1956 to 1971 Head Coach 1975 to 1983 6 Conference Championships 5 NFL Championships Pro Bowl Team 1961,62,63,67 All Pro Selection 1961,62,64,66 MVP Super Bowl 1 MVP Super Bowl 2 NFL MVP 1966 Elected to Pro . . . — Map (db m39251) HM

34El Salvador, San Salvador — Sérgio Vieira de Mello
Nombre otorgado El 25 de septiembre de 2003 por la Alcaldia de San Salvador en homenaje al brasileño Sérgio Vieira de Mello Representante especial de las Naciones Unidas, caido en defensa de la paz mundial. English translation: This . . . — Map (db m95019) HM WM
35Alabama (Montgomery County), Montgomery — Minister's Home / Dr. Martin Luther KingDexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church
Side A House built circa 1912. It has been the home of the ministers of Dexter Avenue Baptist Church since 1919. Its most famous occupant, Dr. Martin Luther King, lived here from Sept. 1954-Feb. 1960. During this time he led the Bus Boycott . . . — Map (db m86132) HM
36Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — Roberto ClementeBarrier Breaker — Jackie Robinson Ballpark & Museum —
Roberto Clemente Walker Was One Of The Greatest Baseball Players Ever To Play Right Field. His Pride And Humanitarianism Won Him Universal Admiration. Despite An Unorthodox Batting Style, The Pirates’ Great Won Four Batting Crowns And Amassed 3,000 . . . — Map (db m105773) HM
37Georgia (Cobb County), Marietta — Rest well, Miss Mattie
Mattie Harris Lyon, 97, the “Mother of Marietta,” was known for her years of zealous and affectionate service in religious, civic, welfare and patriotic activities. Her life was dedicated to the service of people of all races. A true . . . — Map (db m5198) HM
38Maryland (Anne Arundel County), Annapolis — Admiral Ben MoreellFather of the Seabees
[First Panel]:] About the Seabees Born in the early days of World War II when the nation was in dire peril, their mission was to build bases for the combat forces, to defend those bases, and to provide other support of whatever . . . — Map (db m9620) HM
39Maryland (Washington County), Myersville — The Bill Pate Portal
One half mile to the west of this plaque, the gap in South Mountain, the Appalachian Trail footbridge, and I-70 symbolically form the Bill Pate Portal to the Appalachian region—a region where a people and their governments joined in a national . . . — Map (db m668) HM
40Texas (Galveston County), Galveston — 8236 — Rabbi Henry Cohen(1863-1952)
Called the "First Citizen of Texas" by U. S. President Woodrow Wilson, Rabbi Henry Cohen, an internationally known humanitarian, was born in London, England. He came to Galveston in 1888 as spiritual leader of congregation B'Nai Israel and . . . — Map (db m118254) HM

41Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Ice House Complex
A gift to Gettysburg College in 1990 from George W. Olinger and Mac E. Olinger, life long residents of Gettysburg, zestful supporters of local history, common sense preservationists and quiet, humanitarians. Their gift of these historic buildings . . . — Map (db m29799) HM

42Mexico, Ciudad de México, Centro Histórico — Dr. Antonio Marquez G.
Médicos mexicanos y la asociación civil de veteranos de la Cruz Blanca dedican este homenaje a la memoria del ilustre médico oaxaqueño Dr. Antonio Marquez G. quien murió frente a este lugar el dia 9 de feb de 1913 en el desempeño de su . . . — Map (db m90600) HM
43Mexico, Veracruz (Municipality of Veracruz) — Luz Nava
1953 1956 H. Ayuntamiento de Veracruz La Institucion de la Superacion Ciudadana rinde homenaje a la desaparecida profesora Luz Nava como reconocimiento a su generosidad y a las obras humanitarias que realizo de las cuales es ejemplo el . . . — Map (db m136442) HM
44United Kingdom, England (Northumberland), Newcastle upon Tyne — Admiral Lord Collingwood
Milburn House Admiral Lord Collingwood 1748 – 1810 Victor of Trafalgar, diplomat, wit and humanitarian. Nelson's friend and comrade. Born in a house on this site “Since heaven made gentlemen there is no record of a . . . — Map (db m126702) HM
45Alabama (Cullman County), Cullman — Johann Gottfried Cullmann
Born Frankwetler, Bavarta, Germany July 2, 1823 Died Cullman, Alabama December 3, 1895 Colonel Cullmann Founded the City of Cullman, Alabama, in 1873. Later, in 1877, he founded Cullman County. He also established the Alabama Towns of Bangor, . . . — Map (db m83459) HM
46Alabama (Escambia County), East Brewton — Downing-Shofner SchoolEast Brewton, 1906-1943
Dr. J. M. Shofner (1863-1926) founder, dedicated his life to - "Give the boys and girls a chance." Mr. Elisha Downing - Humanitarian. First building erected named in honor of Mrs. Esther Downing. Trustees-1906: J. M. Shofner, D. . . . — Map (db m84374) HM
47Alabama (Lawrence County), Hillsboro — Home of Annie Wheeler
Born July 31, 1868 ~ Died April 10, 1955 Daughter of General Joseph Wheeler Gallantly served her country three times on foreign soil. Volunteer nurse, Santiago, Cuba~1898. Spanish~American War and Manila, P.I. ~1899 during Philippine . . . — Map (db m29558) HM
48California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — William Mulholland1855 - 1935
A penniless Irish immigrant boy who rose by the force of his industry, intelligence, integrity and intrepidity to be a sturdy American citizen, a self-educated engineering genius, a whole-hearted humanitarian, the father of the city's water system, . . . — Map (db m32188) HM
49California (Plumas County), La Porte — Cleve O’Rourke Memorial Stampmill
This mill was built in 1911 and used to crush ore at the Hewitt Brothers Mine on Hopkins Creek. It was powered by a steam engine and a pelton water wheel. It was discovered by Fred and Janet Miles in 1978 and brought to La Porte by members of E . . . — Map (db m56320) HM
50California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — 1024 — Juana Briones y Tapia de Miranda1802 – 1889 — North Beach Pioneer —
Juana Briones, born in Hispanic California, was a preeminent woman of her time. In the 1830s and 1840s she transformed an isolated cove in the then Mexican hamlet of Yerba Buena into her rancho. At the site of this park she raised cattle and grew . . . — Map (db m143437) HM
51California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Phelan BuildingThor Equities
was built in 1908 by philanthropist, humanitarian, and statesman James D. Phelan. This spectacular Flatiron style building was designed by William Curlett, one of the foremost architects of the Victorian-era and founding father of the AIA San . . . — Map (db m71870) HM
52California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — 691 — Sarcophagus of Thomas Starr King
Apostle of liberty, humanitarian, Unitarian minister, who in the Civil War bound California to the Union and led her to excel all other states in support of the United States Sanitary Commission, predecessor to the American Red Cross. His statue, . . . — Map (db m91855) HM
53California (Santa Clara County), Palo Alto — 524 — Site of Juana Briones de Miranda Home on Rancho La Purisima Concepcion
In 1844 Juana de Briones de Miranda, a pioneer Latina property owner, businesswoman and humanitarian, purchased the 4,439 acre Rancho La Purisima Concepcion from Indian grantee Jose Gorgornio. The grant extended two miles south, encompassing . . . — Map (db m54016) HM
54District of Columbia (Washington), Kingman Park — Whitney M. Young, Jr. Memorial Bridge
Named in honor of Whitney Moore Young, Jr. 1921-1971 Humanitarian-scholar and venerable leader of the National Urban League whose work produced landmark changes in civil rights laws and notable progress towards social and economic justice . . . — Map (db m15606) HM
55District of Columbia (Washington), Penn Quarter — Paul Harris 1868 - 1947The Extra Mile — Points of Light Volunteer Pathway —
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 . . . — Map (db m92025) HM
56Florida (Wakulla County), St. Marks — Princess Malee "Milly" Francis
In Grateful Remembrance for a heroic and humanitarian act of courage in saving the life of an American soldier in March, 1818 Princess Malee "Milly" Francis (c 1803 – 1848) Woman of the Creek (Seminole) Indian Nation, recipient, . . . — Map (db m116505) HM
57Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Rotary International(1905-2005)
Founded in Chicago by Paul P. Harris, Rotary is a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service, encourages high ethical standards in all vocations, and helps build goodwill and peace in the world. — Map (db m59637) HM
58Idaho (Oneida County), Malad City — In Memory of Benjamin Waldron1853 - 1914
Personification of the Spirit of Samaria - called "Uncle Ben" but those who knew him. Great pioneer, civic leader, humanitarian and booster. He held the distinction of being Samaria's first merchant, owned the only hotel, a butch shop, and ice house . . . — Map (db m140128) HM
59Illinois (Stephenson County), Cedarville — Cedarville
Birthplace of Jane Addams 1860 - 1935 Humanitarian, Feminist, Social Worker, Reformer, Educator, Author, Publicist, Founder of Hull House, Pioneer, Settlement Center Chicago, 1889. President Women's International League for Peace and, Freedom. Nobel . . . — Map (db m128729) HM
60Illinois (Vermilion County), Danville — Abraham Lincoln
(Left marker): These building stones were preserved from the Danville Law Office of Abraham Lincoln and the Vermilion County Courthouse where he practiced law. This kettle was used from 1824 to 1831 at the Salt Works of Major Vance. The . . . — Map (db m4747) HM
61Iowa (Cedar County), West Branch — To Herbert Hoover
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62Kentucky (Kenton County), Covington — Dr. Geo. V. Flaig
Humanitarian who stood on this corner in snow sleet, rain and zero temperature collecting monies to help the unfortunate blind of this community for 30 years. — Map (db m135401) HM
63Louisiana (Jefferson Parish), Kenner — Henry "Teddy" StewartBorn: May 29, 1909 Died: November 20, 1984
First black City Councilman (1979), first black Assistant to the Mayor (1982), educator religious leader, civil rights activist, a great humanitarian. — Map (db m96470) HM
64Maryland (Baltimore County), White Marsh — Union of Brother and Sisters of Ford’s Asbury Lodge No. 1
Built for the African American Community in 1874 as a school for children in the Loreley area and as home to this “benevolent” society, founded in 1872. Beginning in the late 18th century, such mutual aid societies, often formed by . . . — Map (db m152189) HM
65Michigan (Tuscola County), Caro — First Meeting of the Caro Rotary Club
On this site at the Hotel Montague, the first meeting of the Caro Rotary Club was held on October 9, 1925. Twenty businessmen gathered for the charter meeting of the Caro Rotary Club. Rotary is an international organization that spans the . . . — Map (db m101623) HM
66Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — S514 — Mackenzie House
This 1895 Queen Anne style house, designed by Malcolmson & Higginbotham, was the home of David Mackenzie. Educator, scholar, and humanitarian, Mackenzie fostered higher education for Detroit students. While principal of Central High School, then . . . — Map (db m84284) HM
67Montana (Ravalli County), Stevensville — IOOF Hall217 Main Street — 1912 —
The Independent Order of Odd Fellows building was built during the period of optimism and growth in Stevensville. The IOOF Hall played a significant humanitarian and social roll in the community. The upper level was used for their lodge . . . — Map (db m123390) HM
68Nebraska (Douglas County), Omaha — Right Reverend Monsignor Edward J. Flanagan1886 - 1948
In memory of Rt. Rev. Monsignor Edward J. Flanagan Founder of Boys Town and Recipient of Variety Clubs First Humanitarian Award His dictum: "There is no such thing as a bad boy" — Map (db m58481) HM
69Nevada (Clark County), Las Vegas — Ralph Louis EngelstadJanuary 28, 1930 – November 26, 2002
With gratitude to the Engelstad Family Foundation for its generous contribution to this Liberty Bell monument, and in recognition of the life and achievements of Ralph Louis Engelstad who personified the highest qualities of personal liberty. Just . . . — Map (db m47828) HM
70New Jersey (Camden County), Camden — Lewis L. Coriell, MD, PhD1911 - 2001
Lewis L. Coriell was a charismatic physician, scientist, and humanitarian. He established the critical technology needed to produce the vaccine to eradicate polio, in addition to many other pioneering techniques used in laboratories today. In 1953, . . . — Map (db m146685) HM
71New Jersey (Mercer County), Princeton — Albert Einstein1879 - 1955
E = mc²‎ (1905) Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world. (1929) Born in Ulm Germany on March 14, 1879, Albert Einstein became a resident of Princeton in 1933, . . . — Map (db m64135) HM
72New Jersey (Somerset County), Somerville — Site of St. Thomas A.M.E. Zion ParsonageHome of Paul Robeson
On this site stood the St. Thomas A.M.E. Zion Parsonage. From 1910 to 1925, it was the home of Paul Robeson, noted actor, singer, scholar, athlete and humanitarian. — Map (db m49969) HM
73New York (Cortland County), Homer — David Hannum1898 • David Harum • 1998 — Edward Noyes Westcott —
David Hannum (1822-1891), horse trader and investor in the hoax, "The Cardiff Giant," and on whose life the 1898 novel DAVID HARUM was based, lived in Homer. Portrayed as a horse trader, banker and humanitarian residing in "Homerville," . . . — Map (db m141515) HM
74New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Charles R. Turner
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75New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Chester C. Gorski
Chester C. Gorski statesman, community leader, humanitarian Born June 22, 1906. Died April 25, 1975. President of The Common Council 1959 to 1973. Member of the United States Congress, Erie County Board of Supervisors Buffalo Common . . . — Map (db m92937) HM
76New York (Jefferson County), Fort Drum — 10th Mountain Division Heroes Walk MemorialOperation Restore Hope / Operation Continue Hope — December 1992 – May 1993 / June 1993 – March 1994 —
Humanitarian Relief / Security Operations KIA: SGT Ferdinan C. Richardson • 25 Sep 1993 SGT Cornell L. Houston • 3 Oct 1993 PFC Henry Martin • 3 Oct 1993 Somalia, AfricaMap (db m112238) WM
77New York (New York County), New York — Emma LazarusLazarus Sesquicentennial Celebration 1849 - 1999
Emma Lazarus 1849 - 1887 poet, essayist and humanitarian lived here Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe freeMap (db m147632) HM
78New York (Otsego County), Morris — William Yates
Baronet, humanitarian, noted doctor, from Sapperton, Eng. Introduced vaccination in America in Philadelphia in 1799. Died, Morris, Mar. 1857 — Map (db m144271) HM
79North Carolina (Guilford County), Greensboro — Dr. Ronald E. McNair
Dedicated in Memory of Dr. Ronald E. McNair 1950 - 1986 • Astronaut • Scientist • Humanitarian "A genuine American Hero who carried the name of A & T State University magnificently to the far corners of the universe." . . . — Map (db m54072) HM
80North Carolina (Harnett County), Buies Creek — Paul Eliot Green1894-1981
Birthplace of the dramatist, novelist, teacher and humanitarian is situated 2.1 miles north. Awarded Pulitzer Prize 1927. Originator of the Symphonic Drama, of which he wrote 16, including "The Lost Colony." Lifelong champion of racial equality, and . . . — Map (db m31614) HM
81North Carolina (Orange County), Chapel Hill — H 114 — Paul Green1894-1981
Playwright, teacher, & humanitarian. Awarded Pulitzer Prize, 1927. His 16 outdoor dramas include The Lost Colony (1937). Lived 1 mile E. — Map (db m117123) HM
82North Carolina (Orange County), Hillsborough — Orange County Courthouse, 1845-1957Fourth on this Site
Designed and erected, 1844 – 45 by John Berry of Hillsborough, 1798 – 1870 Builder, Architect, Legislator, Humanitarian --------------- Builder of distinguished structures in his native state Contributor to the tradition of American . . . — Map (db m34690) HM
83Ohio (Delaware County), Delaware — Wesley Branch Rickey1881 - 1965
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84Ohio (Marion County), Marion — The Underground Railroadin Marion County, Ohio
The Underground Railroad was neither underground nor a railroad, but a system of loosely connected safe havens where those escaping the brutal conditions of slavery were sheltered, fed, clothed, nursed, concealed, disguised, and instructed . . . — Map (db m92076) HM
85Oklahoma (Kay County), Ponca City — E. W. Marland1874 – 1941
Pioneer Oil Developer Philanthropist & Humanitarian Leader in Developing the Economy Culture and Beauty of Ponca City Donor of Pioneer Woman Statue Governor of Oklahoma United States Congressman — Map (db m55712) HM
86Pennsylvania (Allegheny County), Pittsburgh — Jane Holmes(1805-1885)
A distinguished philanthropist and humanitarian, she created and funded numerous social service agencies, including the Western Pennsylvania School for Blind Children, here. Her pioneering efforts in charitable giving have served those in need, . . . — Map (db m46526) HM
87Pennsylvania (Armstrong County), Ford City — In Honor of Nellie BlyElizabeth Cochrane Seaman
May 5, 1867 - Jan. 27, 1922 Journalist and Humanitarian In 1889 she traveled around the world in 72 days, 6 hours and 11 minutes, establishing a world record. Elected to Penna. Newspaper Hall of Fame in 1972. Born at Cochrans Mills . . . — Map (db m79284) HM
88Pennsylvania (Cambria County), Johnstown — American Red Cross
On June 5, 1889, Clara Barton and a group of American Red Cross volunteers arrived in Johnstown to help the survivors of a devastating flood resulting from the failure of the South Fork Dam. It was one of the first major disaster responses for the . . . — Map (db m74402) HM
89Pennsylvania (Chester County), West Chester — David Townsend House — Historic Site 5 - Borough of West Chester —
David Townsend House This Property Devised December 1951 by Marion Hoopes Stevenson To the Chester County Historical Society As a memorial To her Great-Grandfather DAVID TOWNSEND 1787 – 1858 Banker, Botanist, Civic . . . — Map (db m50314) HM
90Pennsylvania (Dauphin County), Harrisburg — Harrisburg State Hospital
The first State mental hospital in Pennsylvania. Opened in 1851, a result of efforts by the noted humanitarian, Dorothea Lynde Dix, to improve this State's treatment of the mentally ill. The hospital is on the wooded hills east of this marker, . . . — Map (db m6474) HM
91Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Ken SawyerLycoming County MVP — City of Williamsport Sports Walk —
Sawyer served as the voice of Williamsport High School football and basketball, and Lycoming College football. Since 1971, he has broadcast hundreds of Little League World Series games. In 1991, he was presented with the Ray Keyes Sports Award . . . — Map (db m120665) HM
92Pennsylvania (Philadelphia County), Philadelphia — American Friends Service Committee
Founded in Philadelphia in 1917, the AFSC has given practical expression to the faith of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). Its worldwide humanitarian work has reflected a commitment to nonviolence & justice. Co-recipient, Nobel Peace . . . — Map (db m83475) HM
93Pennsylvania (Philadelphia County), Philadelphia — Benjamin Rush(1745-1813)
Physician, humanitarian, educator, patriot leader. He signed the Declaration of Independence, opposed slavery, and supported public health & social reforms. Known as "Father of American Psychiatry." His house of birth stood here until 1969. — Map (db m82038) HM
94Pennsylvania (Philadelphia County), Philadelphia — Benjamin Rush, M.D.1745 - 1813
Father of American Psychiatry Signer of the Declaration of Independence Heroic Physician, Teacher, Humanitarian Physician General of the Continental Army Physician to the Pennsylvania Hospital Professor of Physic, University of Pennsylvania Erected . . . — Map (db m106480) HM
95Pennsylvania (York County), Shrewsbury — Spurgeon Milton Keeny(1893-1988)
The humanitarian's boyhood home. Served worldwide, 1917-76. In Asia, directed UNICEF; aided family planning. Chief, UN's Italy relief; assisted Russian relief. A YMCA officer in Mesopotamia, Siberia, Estonia, Poland; later was on its U. S. Council. — Map (db m4546) HM
96South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — Alester G. Furman, Jr. Administration BuildingErected 1957
Named in Honor of Alester Garden Furman, Jr. Humanitarian, Master Planner, Friend of Youth, Champion of Education, Guiding Light in Building the New South. This administration building is named to honor Mr. Furman in grateful . . . — Map (db m123600) HM
97South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — Brockman Park
Upper Plaque: Dedicated to the memory of Dr. William Thomas Brockman A distinguished Surgeon -- Humanitarian -- Churchman Citizen and Commissioner of the City of Greenville, South Carolina 1881 ---- 1968 Lower . . . — Map (db m17503) HM
98South Carolina (Richland County), Columbia — 40-28 — South Carolina State Hospital
Institution authorized 1821 by General Assembly, mainly through the work of two members, Samuel Farrow and William Crafts, Jr. The original building, on right, designed by Robert Mills, shows a pioneer grasp of the ideas of humanitarian treatment. — Map (db m37004) HM
99Tennessee (Hawkins County), Rogersville — Dr. William Henderson FranklinBorn: April 14, 1852 — Died: October 19, 1935 —
Dr. Franklin, a very well known and highly respected educator and humanitarian, founded Swift Memorial Junior College in 1883 and served as President of the school until 1926. Dr. and Mrs. Franklin are buried in this plot on the campus of Swift . . . — Map (db m91867) HM
100Tennessee (Union County), Maynardville — 1D 31 — Roy Claxton Acuff
Roy Claxton Acuff, Grand Ole Opry star for more than 50 years, actor, international music entertainer, goodwill ambassador, and humanitarian, was born in Maynardville, near this site, on September 15, 1903. He recorded more than 100 country and . . . — Map (db m100166) HM

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