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By Barry Swackhamer, October 11, 2013
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1California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Russian HillРусский Холм
On Vallejo Street, aka Russian Hill Place.
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
On The Embarcadero near Broadway, on the right when traveling north.
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
On Cheatham Hill Drive SW near Whitlock Avenue NW (Georgia Route 120), on the right when traveling south.
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
On Main Street (Ohio Route 129) at South "D" Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street.
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 Township — Layle Lane (1893 - 1976), educator, social activist, humanitarian and political leader
On Layle Lane at Ferry Road on Layle Lane.
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
Near Main Street at 6th Street.
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
On Cabot Avenue at Dwight, Winona, & Lakefront Aves. & Coolidge Cir., on the right when traveling north on Cabot Avenue.
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 —
On South Holt Street at Bullock Street, on the right when traveling south on South Holt Street. Reported missing.
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
9Florida (Lake County), Eustis — S.T.E. PinkneyTeacher, Administrator, Commissioner, Mayor, Humanitarian
Near Ferran Park Drive at East McDonald Avenue, on the right when traveling south.
Born in Tallahassee, 1916. Graduated from Florida A&M University, 1937, BS Degree. Continued his career as Principal of J.R.E. Lee High School, Wildwood and then at Carver Heights High School, Eustis. Recognized for his efforts to improve . . . Map (db m166231) HM
10Georgia (Richmond County), Augusta — Jessye NormanInternational Opera Star and Humanitarian
On River Walk near 9th Street, on the right.
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
11Illinois (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
12Missouri (St. Louis County), Florissant — Kenneth J. "Ken" Otto"Handyman Hardware Humanitarian" — 16 November 1927 - 6 January 2006 —
On Rue Saint Francois just west of St. Jean Street, on the right when traveling east.
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
13New York (Broome County), Binghamton — William L. MooreA Tribute to a Humanitarian
On Henry Street at Chenango Street, on the right when traveling west on Henry Street.
William L. Moore was a man of action. This Binghamton native faced many challenges while helping to preserve the freedom and rights of others. After he served our country honorably as a U.S. Marine and graduated from Harpur College (SUNY), he . . . Map (db m198184) HM
14Ohio (Franklin County), Grove City — Dr. Leslie A. BosticHumanitarian, Visionary LeaderService Above Self
On Park Street at Broadway (U.S. 62), on the left when traveling west on Park Street.
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
15Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Hilltown Township — Pearl S. BuckAuthor, Activist and Humanitarian — 1892-1973 —
On Forest Road.
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

16District of Columbia (Washington), Penn Quarter — Joseph Baer Danzansky1914-1979 — Humanitarian …Businessman…Washingtonian —
Near 15th Street Northwest north of Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, on the right when traveling north.
“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 marketplace . . . Map (db m92230) HM
17Georgia (Stephens County), Toccoa — George Washington Hitt1913-1958 — Artist, Humanitarian, Philosopher —
Near Henderson Falls Road, 1 mile north of Toccoa Falls Road (Georgia Route 17).
“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
18New 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
19Ohio (Williams County), Edon — Edgar "Mr. Pop" Buell1913-1980 — Humanitarian —
On South Michigan Street (Route 49) just south of West Indiana Street (Ohio Route 34), on the right when traveling south.
Worked with, lived with, loved the Hmong Lao refugees in Laos, 1960-1980. His life truly made a difference.Map (db m184019) HM
20Pennsylvania (Columbia County), Berwick — Edith Emaline Orvis1877 • 1971 — Christian Humanitarian —
On Market Street north of 4th Street, on the right when traveling north.
Who gave her talents in loving concern to the immigrants of 1919 - Berwick - 1961Map (db m119527) HM
21Pennsylvania (Lancaster County), Lancaster — James Hazlett Binns1912 - 1985 — Industrialist • Patriot • Humanitarian • Mentor —
On N. Queen Street, 0.1 miles north of Orange Street, on the right when traveling north.
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
22Pennsylvania (Tioga County), Wellsboro — Edwin A. VanValkenburg(1869-1932) — Humanitarian - Eminent in Civic Service - Editor and Publisher —
Near Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 660) 0.1 miles west of Central Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 287).
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
23South Carolina (Laurens County), Clinton — Davison McDowell Douglas1869-1931 — Minister, Educator, Humanitarian —
On Presbyterian College Road west of South Adair Street, on the right when traveling east.
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

24California (San Bernardino County), Fenner — John Wilkie Safety Roadside Rest Area At Fenner
Near Interstate 40, 3.1 miles west of the Goffs Road Interchange, on the right when traveling west.
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
25Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — 49.2005.1 — Robert F. Kennedy Speech on Death of Martin L. King
Near East 17th Street at Broadway Street.
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
26Tennessee (Shelby County), Memphis — 4E 85 — Ida B. Wells1862–1931
On Beale Street, on the right when traveling south.
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
27Virginia (Fairfax County), Fairfax Station — Clara H. BartonFounder of the American Red Cross
On Ox Road (Virginia Route 123) at Fairfax Station Road, on the right when traveling south on Ox Road.
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

28Maryland (Baltimore), Morgan State University — Frederick Douglass
On Hillen Road (Maryland Route 41) just south of Morgan State Campus Road.
Frederick Douglass 1817 - 1895 Humanitarian Statesman Map (db m145926) HM

29Georgia (Toombs County), Lyons — Lyons Garden Club Building
On East Liberty Avenue (U.S. 280) at South Lanier Street, on the right when traveling east on East Liberty Avenue.
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m197966) HM
30New 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 . . . Map (db m134062) HM

31Wisconsin (Brown County), Green Bay — Bryan Bartlett Starr"Bart" No. 15
On Packer Drive, on the right when traveling west.
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

32Louisiana (Rapides Parish), Alexandria — The Rotary Club of Alexandria, Louisiana
On Third Street at Murray Street, on the left when traveling south on Third Street.
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
33New York (New York County), New York — Eleanor Roosevelt
On Washington Square North.
October 11, 1884 - November 7, 1962 Humanitarian, reformer, stateswoman made this her Greenwich Village home from 1942 - 1949Map (db m97476) HM
34New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Home of John Dewey (1859-1952)
On Greenlawn Road at Red Deer Lane, on the right when traveling east on Greenlawn Road.
Site of Home of John Dewey (1859-1952) Philosopher, Educator and Humanitarian Lived Here 1910-1925Map (db m155807) HM
35New York (Sullivan County), Livingston Manor — John R. Mott1865-1955
On Creamery Road at Main Street (County Route 149), on the right when traveling east on Creamery Road.
1865 - 1955 Birthplace of John R. Mott Noted humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize winner in 1946.Map (db m180630) HM
36North Carolina (Guilford County), Sedalia — In Memory of Dr. Charlotte Hawkins Brown
Near US Highway 70.
In Memory of Dr. Charlotte Hawkins Brown Founder Educator Humanitarian July 1976 Map (db m43306) HM
37South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — Clarence E. Pressley
On Washington Street (State Highway 203) at Clarence E. Pressley Place on Washington Street.
In Memory of Clarence E. Pressley A Son of Abbeville, South Carolina Businessman - Humanitarian - Leader Friend - Mentor - Family ProtectorMap (db m25197) HM
38South Carolina (Greenville County), Piedmont — William Edgeworth BeattieSeptember 25, 1859-July 8, 1935
On County Road 182, on the left when traveling north.
President and Treasurer of the Piedmont Manufacturing Company President 1905-1923 Director 1896-1935 Industralist • Humanitarian • Friendly JustMap (db m40137) HM

39Florida (Hillsborough County), East Lake-Orient Park — United Task Force (1992-1993)Hillsborough County Veterans Memorial Park
On U.S. 301, 0.2 miles south of East Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, on the right when traveling south.
Unified Task Force (UNITAF) was an American-led, United Nations-sanctioned multinational force which operated in Somalia between 5 December 1992 - 4 May 1993. A United States initiative (code-named Operation Restore Hope), UNITAF was, charged . . . Map (db m194693) HM WM

40Alabama (Montgomery County), Montgomery — Minister's Home / Dr. Martin Luther KingDexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church
On South Jackson Street, on the left when traveling south.
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
41Florida (Orange County), Orlando — Roberto Clemente WalkerMarch 20, 1955 — Tinker Field History Plaza —
On South Tampa Avenue at West South Street, on the right when traveling north on South Tampa Avenue.
On March 20, 1955, a young Roberto Clemente stepped onto Tinker Field for the first time. The Washington Senators led the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 in the eighth when the rookie Clemente drove in the tying run with a double. The Pirates won 4-2 in . . . Map (db m189256) HM
42Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — Roberto ClementeBarrier Breaker — Jackie Robinson Ballpark & Museum —
Near East Orange Avenue, 0.1 miles east of South Beach Street.
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 . . . Map (db m105773) HM
43Georgia (Cobb County), Marietta — Rest well, Miss Mattie
Near Powder Springs Road (Georgia Route 360).
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 humanitarian, . . . Map (db m5198) HM
44Maine (York County), Kennebunk — Kennebunk Rotary ClubFounded 1925
On Main Street (U.S. 1) at Water Street, on the left when traveling west on Main Street.
The Four Way Test of the things we think, say or do Is it the truth? Is it fair to all concerned? Will it build good will and better friendships? Will it be beneficial to all concerned? 1925 - Kennebunk Rotary Club is . . . Map (db m186303) HM
45Maryland (Anne Arundel County), Annapolis — Admiral Ben MoreellFather of the Seabees
On Brownside Road.
[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
46Maryland (Frederick County), Myersville — The Bill Pate Portal
On the West Welcome Center and Rest Area (Interstate 70) west of Exit 42 (Maryland Route 17). Reported permanently removed.
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 m167360) HM
47New York (Jefferson County), Watertown — Reactivation and Contingency Operations
On Thompson Park east of Thompson Blvd., on the right when traveling east.
The 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) was reactivated at Fort Drum on February 13, 1985. By 1988, with the support of Fort Drum's world class civilian workforce, the Division was manned, equipped, trained and certified as combat ready, As the . . . Map (db m179340) HM
48Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — Troop Carrier Tactical AirliftTo those who served, and those who did not return. — United States Air Force —
Since 1942, Troop Carriers were responsible for air transport of parachute troops, airborne infantry, glider units, and for conducting local air transportation within the theaters of operations, including providing air transport to air and . . . Map (db m183643) HM WM
49Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Ice House Complex
On North Washington Street at Chambersburg Street (U.S. 30), on the right when traveling south on North Washington Street.
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
50Texas (Galveston County), Galveston — 8236 — Rabbi Henry Cohen(1863-1952)
Near Moody Avenue south of Winnie Street, on the left when traveling south.
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

51El Salvador, San Salvador — Sérgio Vieira de Mello
On Bulevar Sergio Vieira de Mello, on the left when traveling west.
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
52Iowa (Johnson County), Iowa City — Old BrickIowa Historic Site
On East Market Street just west of North Clinton Street, on the right when traveling west.
Formerly First Presbyterian Church & North Presbyterian Church (Old School) Erected 1856-1865 This property is listed in the National Register of Historic PlacesMap (db m194099) HM

53Mexico, Ciudad de México, Centro Histórico — Dr. Antonio Marquez G.
On Calle Seminario.
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
54Mexico, Veracruz — Luz Nava
On Emparan just east of Avenida 5 de Mayo, on the left when traveling east.
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
55United Kingdom, England (Tyne and Wear), Newcastle upon Tyne — Admiral Lord Collingwood
On The Black Gate at Side, on the right when traveling north on The Black Gate.
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
56Alabama (Cullman County), Cullman — Johann Gottfried Cullmann
On 2nd Ave., NE.
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
57Alabama (Dale County), Ozark — Hon. George W. Andrews1906-1971
On Painter Avenue at Owens Street, on the right when traveling south on Painter Avenue.
Member of the United State Congress 1944-1971 Dedicated Family Man and Humanitarian Loyal Alabamian Outstanding District Attorney Vigilant Legislator Supporter of State's Rights Conserver of Nation's Resources Ardent Advocate of . . . Map (db m184478) HM
58Alabama (Escambia County), East Brewton — Downing-Shofner SchoolEast Brewton, 1906-1943
On Shoffner Street (County Road 22) at Snowden Street, on the right when traveling west on Shoffner Street.
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
59Alabama (Lawrence County), Hillsboro — Home of Annie Wheeler
On Alternate U.S. 72 at County Road 377 on U.S. 72Alternate .
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
60California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — William Mulholland1855 - 1935
On Riverside Drive at Los Feliz Boulevard, on the right when traveling south on Riverside Drive.
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 m164804) HM
61California (Plumas County), La Porte — Cleve O’Rourke Memorial Stampmill
On Main Street east of Church Street, on the right when traveling east.
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
62California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — 1024 — Juana Briones y Tapia de Miranda1802 – 1889 — North Beach Pioneer —
Near Stockton Street at Filbert Street.
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
63California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Phelan BuildingThor Equities
On Market Street near O'Farrell Street, on the left when traveling north.
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
64California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — 691 — Sarcophagus of Thomas Starr King
Near Franklin Street at O'Farrell Street.
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
65California (Santa Clara County), Palo Alto — 524 — Site of Juana Briones de Miranda Home on Rancho La Purisima Concepcion
On Old Adobe Road at Old Trace Lane on Old Adobe Road.
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
66District of Columbia (Washington), Kingman Park — Whitney M. Young, Jr. Memorial Bridge
On East Capitol Street Southeast west of 22nd Street Southeast, in the median.
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
67District of Columbia (Washington), Penn Quarter — Paul Harris 1868 - 1947The Extra Mile — Points of Light Volunteer Pathway —
On 15th Street Northwest south of F Street Northwest, on the right when traveling north.
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
68Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — Operation Provide Promise (1992-1996)Hillsborough County Veterans Memorial Park
Near U.S. 301, 0.2 miles south of East Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, on the right when traveling south.
The United States set up Operation Provide Promise and, in cooperation with UNHCR and the World Food Programme (WFP), began airdropping relief supplies to parts of Bosnia - Herzegovina on 28 February 1993. By late November, more than 1,482 . . . Map (db m193723) HM WM
69Florida (Wakulla County), St. Marks — Princess Malee "Milly" Francis
On Old Fort Road, 0.3 miles west of Port Leon Drive (State Road 363).
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
70Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Rotary International(1905-2005)
On South Hill Street (U.S. 19/41) at East College Street, on the right when traveling north on South Hill Street.
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
71Idaho (Oneida County), Malad City — In Memory of Benjamin Waldron1853 - 1914
On South 4500 West near West 4900 South, on the left when traveling south.
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
72Illinois (St. Clair County), Scott Air Force Base — Airlift
On Main Street just east of Symington Drive, on the right when traveling east.
In tribute to the Airlifters of the United States Air Force who valiantly serve and gallantly died in support of this nations dedication to the principles of liberty and freedom. Humanitarian airlift extends the olive branch of peace and . . . Map (db m184222) WM
73Illinois (St. Clair County), Scott Air Force Base — Col Gail S. Halvorsen(1920 - ) — Airlift/Tanker Association Hall of Fame Inductee - 1999 —
On Main Street just east of Symington Drive, on the right when traveling east.
During the Berlin Airlift, also called Operation Vittles, he instituted operation Little Vittles by dropping small parachutes laden with candy from his C-54 aircraft to the children of Berlin, while motivating Berliners to never give up hope, his . . . Map (db m184339) HM
74Illinois (Stephenson County), Cedarville — Cedarville
On North Stephenson Street north of Woodland Drive, on the left when traveling east.
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
75Illinois (Vermilion County), Danville — Abraham Lincoln
On Lafayette Street at North Gilbert Street, on the right when traveling west on Lafayette Street.
(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
76Iowa (Cedar County), West Branch — To Herbert Hoover
On North Downey Street.
. . . Map (db m162617) HM
77Kentucky (Kenton County), Covington — Dr. Geo. V. Flaig
On Madison Avenue at East 6th Street, on the left when traveling south on Madison Avenue.
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
78Louisiana (Jefferson Parish), Kenner — Henry "Teddy" StewartBorn: May 29, 1909 Died: November 20, 1984
On Minor Street near 4th Street.
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
79Maryland (Baltimore County), White Marsh — Union of Brother and Sisters of Ford’s Asbury Lodge No. 1
On Philadelphia Road (Maryland Route 7) 0.1 miles north of Allender Road, on the left when traveling north.
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
80Maryland (Montgomery County), Sandy Spring — Nina Honemond ClarkNovember 13, 1917 - March 4, 2021 — [Sandy Spring Slave Museum & African Art Gallery] —
On Brooke Road west of Chandlee Mill Road, on the right when traveling west.
Teacher, activist, historian, author, lecturer, humanitarian, and model. The granddaughter of enslaved people that reached the pinnacle for achievement in heritage education; chronicler of the history of black public schools and churches in . . . Map (db m197809) HM
81Michigan (Tuscola County), Caro — First Meeting of the Caro Rotary Club
On South State Street (State Highway 81) at South Almer Street, on the right when traveling south on South State Street.
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
82Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — S514 — Mackenzie House
On Cass Avenue, 0.1 miles south of West Warren Avenue.
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
83Montana (Ravalli County), Stevensville — IOOF Hall217 Main Street — 1912 —
On Main Street (State Highway 269) near 3rd Street, on the right when traveling south.
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 . . . Map (db m123390) HM
84Nebraska (Douglas County), Omaha — Right Reverend Monsignor Edward J. Flanagan1886 - 1948
On Heroes Boulevard south of Flanagan Boulevard, on the left when traveling north.
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
85Nevada (Clark County), Las Vegas — Ralph Louis EngelstadJanuary 28, 1930 – November 26, 2002
On South 4th Street at Lewis Avenue, on the right when traveling north on South 4th Street.
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
86New Jersey (Camden County), Camden — Lewis L. Coriell, MD, PhD1911 - 2001
On Haddon Avenue at South 9th Street, on the left when traveling south on Haddon Avenue.
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
87New Jersey (Mercer County), Princeton — Albert Einstein1879 - 1955
On Bayard Lane (U.S. 206) at Stockton Street, on the right when traveling south on Bayard Lane.
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
88New Jersey (Somerset County), Somerville — Site of St. Thomas A.M.E. Zion ParsonageHome of Paul Robeson
On Cliff Street, on the right when traveling east.
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
89New York (Cortland County), Homer — David Hannum1898 • David Harum • 1998 — Edward Noyes Westcott —
On Main Street (U.S. 11) south of Central Park Place, on the right when traveling south.
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," DAVID . . . Map (db m141515) HM
90New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Charles R. Turner
On Perkins Street at Niagara Square, on the left when traveling west on Perkins Street.
. . . Map (db m92786) HM
91New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Chester C. Gorski
On Erie Street, 0.5 miles north of Marine Drive, on the left when traveling north.
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
92New York (Jefferson County), Fort Drum — 10th Mountain Division Heroes Walk MemorialOperation Restore Hope / Operation Continue Hope — December 1992 – May 1993 / June 1993 – March 1994 —
On 10th Mountain Division Drive north of South Riva Ridge Loop, on the right when traveling north.
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
93New York (New York County), New York — Emma LazarusLazarus Sesquicentennial Celebration 1849 - 1999
On West 10th Street.
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
94New York (Otsego County), Morris — William Yates
On New York State Route 23 at Pegg Road, on the left when traveling east on State Route 23.
Baronet, humanitarian, noted doctor, from Sapperton, Eng. Introduced vaccination in America in Philadelphia in 1799. Died, Morris, Mar. 1857Map (db m144271) HM
95North Carolina (Guilford County), Greensboro — Dr. Ronald E. McNair
On East Market Street, on the right when traveling west.
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
96North Carolina (Harnett County), Buies Creek — Paul Eliot Green1894-1981
On East Cornelius Harnett Boulevard (U.S. 421) at Johnson Farm Road on East Cornelius Harnett Boulevard.
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
97North Carolina (Orange County), Chapel Hill — H-114 — Paul Green1894-1981
On U.S. 15/501 at Old Lystra Road (County Highway 1724), on the right when traveling north on U.S. 15/501.
Playwright, teacher, & humanitarian. Awarded Pulitzer Prize, 1927. His 16 outdoor dramas include The Lost Colony (1937). Lived 1 mile E.Map (db m117123) HM
98North Carolina (Orange County), Hillsborough — Orange County Courthouse, 1845-1957Fourth on this Site
On E King Street at S Churton Street (U.S. 70), on the right when traveling east on E King Street.
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
99Ohio (Delaware County), Delaware — Wesley Branch Rickey1881 - 1965
Near University Way.
. . . Map (db m12843) HM
100Oklahoma (Caddo County), Anadarko — Alice Brown DavisSeminole Chieftain
Near East Central Boulevard (State Highway 9) 0.3 miles east of Southeast 7th Street.
B. 1852 - D. 1935 Educator, Humanitarian, Interpreter Donors Mr. & Mrs. Tom Garrard & Mrs. William S. Key Willard Stone: SculptorMap (db m187719) HM

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