“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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By Thomas Smith, July 1, 2021
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101 Illinois, St. Clair County, Scott Air Force Base — General Ronald R Fogleman[1942- ] — Airlift/Tanker Association Hall of Fame Inductee - 2013 —
As Commander, United States Transportation Command and Air Mobility Command, General Ronald R. Fogleman inspired and drove unprecedented organizational transformation that made a lasting impact on global mobility. Recognizing the importance of a . . . Map (db m177523) HM
102 Illinois, St. Clair County, Scott Air Force Base — General Thomas M. Ryan Jr.(1928 - ) — Airlift/Tanker Association Hall of Fame Inductee - 2011 —
General Tom Ryan was a leader known for his unwavering commitment to the mobility mission. As Vice Commander (1977 - 81) and then Commander (1983 - 85) of the Military Airlift Command. General Ryan presided over mobility operations in support of . . . Map (db m184685) HM
103 Kansas, Sherman County, Goodland — The Big EaselWelcome to Our Community! — Greetings from the Goodland Rotary Club —
Standing before you is the "Big Easel" — an 80 foot tall celebration of art and agriculture. Installed in June 2001, it is a reproduction of Vincent van Gogh's "Three Sunflowers in a Vase" painted by Canadian artist Cameron Cross. . . . Map (db m156402) HM
104 Maryland, Frederick County, Myersville — The Bill Pate Portal 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
105 New 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," DAVID . . . Map (db m141515) HM
106 New York, New York County, Manhattan, Midtown West — Leonard BernsteinAugust 25, 1918 - October 14, 1990 — The Osborne, 205 West 57th, Manhattan —
World-renowned composer and conductor, Leonard Bernstein was an American musical icon of the 20th century. He turned millions of viewers into music lovers through his televised Young People's Concerts with the New York Philharmonic, establishing him . . . Map (db m110804) HM
107 Ohio, Cuyahoga County, Cleveland, Hough — 59-18 — Charles Waddell Chesnutt
Charles Waddell Chesnutt was born in Cleveland on June 30, 1858 and died November 15, 1932. He has been called "The pioneer of the color line" and was an author, crusader for racial and social justice, humanitarian, and forerunner of the Harlem . . . Map (db m168914) HM
108 Ohio, Mahoning County, Salem — 3-50 — Maple-DellBuilt 1848
Maple-Dell was the home of John Butler, a Quaker who expressed his religious faith by working for humanitarian causes. An early Goshen Township teacher, Butler opened his home to orphans, the homeless, and runaway slaves, and devoted 20 years of his . . . Map (db m78944) HM
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109 Oklahoma, Caddo County, Anadarko — Alice Brown DavisSeminole Chieftain
B. 1852 - D. 1935 Educator, Humanitarian, Interpreter Donors Mr. & Mrs. Tom Garrard & Mrs. William S. Key Willard Stone: SculptorMap (db m187719) HM
110 Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — Politics and "Penelope"
This is the 1863 site of the COMPILER newspaper office, Gettysburg's weekly "voice" of the Democratic party, and the home of its outspoken publisher Henry Stahle. During the Battle of Gettysburg Stahle took into his home a badly . . . Map (db m18056) HM
111 Pennsylvania, 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
112 Tennessee, 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
113 Texas, Galveston County, Galveston — 8237 — Congregation B'nai Israel Synagogue
Erected in 1870. Cultural and religious center for 85 years. Second oldest temple in Texas. Converted to Masonic Temple in 1953. Henry Cohen, rabbi from 1888-1950, was noted advisor and beloved humanitarian to the entire city. Recorded . . . Map (db m201840) HM
114 Texas, Henderson County, Athens — 10365 — Joseph Thomas La Rue(Nov. 18, 1864-Feb. 13, 1930)
Alderman on Athens' first city council (1901). La Rue (Town 13 mi. SE) was named for him. Educator, merchant, civic leader, banker, humanitarian, prohibitionist, democrat, historian. Married March 16, 1892, Stella Elvira Parsons. They had . . . Map (db m31726) HM
115 Vermont, Rutland County, Danby — Pearl S. BuckJune 26, 1892 - March 6, 1973
Mother, wife, writer, humanitarian, and civil rights activist, Pearl Buck was the first American woman to receive the Pulitzer and Nobel prizes for literature. A visionary, she worked to cross political and cultural barriers to further . . . Map (db m95455) HM
116 Vermont, Washington County, Waterbury, Colbyville — Dr. Henry Janes
Henry Janes, physician, soldier, farmer, and humanitarian, was born here January 24, 1832. As head of services at the Union Army hospital immediately after the Battle of Gettysburg, Dr. Janes faced the challenge of caring for 20,000 wounded Union . . . Map (db m86683) HM
117 Virginia, Hampton, Hampton Roads Center — 4 — Battle of Big BethelFirst Steps to Freedom
“As a political question and a question of humanity can I receive the services of father and mother and not take the children? Of the humanitarian aspect I have no doubt; of the political one I have no right to judge.”—Gen. . . . Map (db m181098) HM
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118 Virginia, Lynchburg, Woodland — Q-6-22 — Pearl S. Buck
Internationally known author and humanitarian Pearl Sydenstricker Buck (1892-1973) graduated in 1914 from Randolph-Macon Women’s College, where she wrote for the college’s literary magazine. She was the author of more than 70 books, many of which . . . Map (db m54463) HM
119 Virginia, Newport News, South Newport News — W-172 — Pearl Bailey(1918 - 1990)
Pearl Bailey, singer, author, and humanitarian, was born in Newport News. Her family, including brother Willie "Bill" Bailey, a famous tap dancer, lived at 1204 and later at 1202 29th St. For fie decades, beginning in the 1930s, she performed in . . . Map (db m166444) HM
120 Virginia, Portsmouth, Swimming Point — Portsmouth Naval Hospital“Spanish-American War 1898” — Fort Nelson Park —
After the Spanish defeat at the battle of Santiago, Cuba, in July 1898, the sick and injured needed treatment. The newly converted hospital ship USS Solace transported 55 sick U.S. Navy and 48 wounded Spanish sailors to the hospital. The . . . Map (db m83924) HM
121 Wisconsin, Marathon County, Wausau — 75 — Pioneer Rehabilitation CenterWisconsin Registered Landmark
In the First American National Bank building which once stood here, Employers Insurance of Wausau opened, on June 1, 1928, a facility for rehabilitating injured workers. It was the first center of its kind established by the insurance industry. To . . . Map (db m89816) HM

122 California, Alameda County, Hayward — 1025 — Honcharenko’s Sanctuary
Along the ridge behind this panel lies a 52-acre parcel of historical significance. This farmstead known as “Ukraina” was the home of Ukrainian patriot, writer, and publisher Father Agapius Honcharenko. He and his wife Albina lived here . . . Map (db m26499) HM
123 Delaware, Sussex County, Lewes, Lewes Historic District — Otis H. Smith City Dock
In Honor of Otis H. Smith Entrepreneur, Civil Servent Mayor, City of Lewes 1950-1968 Otis H. Smith was the founder and President of Fish Products Co., one of the country's largest menhaden processing operations. During his long . . . Map (db m38597) HM
124 Florida, Hillsborough County, Tampa — NATO Air Campaign in Bosnia & Herzegovina (1995)Hillsborough County Veterans Memorial Park
In 1995 NATO bombing of Bosnia and Herzegovina (code named by NATO Operation Deliberate Force) was a sustained air campaign conducted by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to undermine the military capability of the Army of the . . . Map (db m193460) WM
125 Georgia, 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 humanitarian, . . . Map (db m5198) HM
126 Georgia, DeKalb County, Decatur, Winnona Park — Agnes Lee Chapter House UDC
120 Avery Street was placed on the National Register of Historic Places July 25, 1985 by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m197673) HM
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127 New Jersey, Mercer County, Princeton — Albert Einstein1879 - 1955
E = mc˛‎ (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 . . . Map (db m64135) HM
128 South Carolina, Anderson County, Anderson — Gambrill HouseCirca 1945
This original postwar bungalow was purchased by Anderson philanthropist and polio stricken Anne J. Gambrill in 1962. Remodeled by noted architect and landscape designer John W. Linley in a relaxed New Orleans style, the antique brick used throughout . . . Map (db m185526) HM
129 Tennessee, Cannon County, Woodbury — Baptist Female College – Adams House
The National Register Tennessee Historical Commission Baptist Female College – Adams House of Historic PlacesMap (db m197484) HM

130 Mexico, 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
131 California, Kern County, Bakersfield — Dust Bowl Housing Units
In the 1930’s, more than half of a million Americans fled the Southwestern part of the United States due to the prolonged drought called the “Dust Bowl.” Traveling in old cars with just basic necessities, the migrants came primarily from . . . Map (db m167100) HM
132 California, Sacramento County, Sacramento, Old Sacramento — U.S.S. Sacramento 1914 – 1942The Galloping Ghost of the China Coast
Brought into service in 1914 to join the United States “Great White Fleet”, dubbed such for the sparkling white paint used on naval ships at the time, she was in service 28 years and two world wars. A 226-foot gleaming white steam . . . Map (db m16475) HM
133 California, San Francisco City and County, San Francisco, Cathedral Hill — 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
134 Delaware, New Castle County, Wilmington, Riverfront — Thomas Garrett(b. August 21, 1789 - d. January 24, 1871)
"No labor during a long life has given me so much real happiness as what I have done for the slave."
Thomas Garrett has been called Delaware's greatest humanitarian and is credited with helping more than 2,700 . . . Map (db m215948) HM
135 District of Columbia, Washington, Southeast 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
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136 District of Columbia, Washington, Southeast Washington, Navy Yard — The Center for Naval History - The Navy Museum
The Center for Naval History The Dudley Knox Center for Naval History is housed in the complex of buildings adjacent to the Leutze Park and extending down Dahlgren Avenue. Building 57, which was erected in 1866 as a warehouse, was enlarged in . . . Map (db m52503) HM
137 Florida, Hillsborough County, Tampa — Operation Provide Promise (1992-1996)Hillsborough County Veterans Memorial Park
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
138 Florida, Okaloosa County, Hurlburt Field — Operation Provide Comfort
  Operation PROVIDE COMFORT began in April 1991 as a humanitarian effort to help an estimated 800,000 Iraqi Kurds who, fearing the Iraqi government's wrath for their rebellion, fled into the northern mountain region of Iraq and were dying at a . . . Map (db m99795) HM
139 Georgia, Chatham County, Savannah, Historic District - North — Solomon's Lodge No. 1 F. & A.M Savannah, Georgia
Organized as a Masonic Lodge, February 21, 1734. Its first worshipful Master was General James Edward Oglethorpe, English Soldier, Statesman, Humanitarian, and founder of Georgia, who raised the flag of England at Savannah on February 12, 1733. . . . Map (db m6584) HM
140 Georgia, Polk County, Cedartown — 115-7 — Ivy Ledbetter LeeFounder of Modern Public Relations — 1877~1934 —
Ivy Ledbetter Lee, public relations expert, author, lecturer, and philanthropist, was born July 16, 1877, near Cedartown. He attended Emory College for two years and then went to Princeton, where he earned his A.B. in 1898, paying his way by working . . . Map (db m35795) HM
141 Georgia, Sumter County, Plains — Jimmy and Rosalynn CarterJimmy Carter National Historic Site
"The thing that means most to me is coming back to Plains, GA, where I belong. My home folks have never treated me like a big shot. They treat me like one of you and that's exactly what I am." —Jimmy Carter, 1976 After winning the . . . Map (db m186800) HM
142 Illinois, Jersey County, Otterville — Hamilton Primary School
In 1834 Dr. Silas Hamilton, physician and humanitarian, bequeathed $4,000 for construction and operation of a building for educational and religious purposes. A stone schoolhouse was opened in 1836, and the tuition-free education for local . . . Map (db m142751) HM
143 Illinois, LaSalle County, Streator — Colonel Ralph Plumb1816-1903
Streator’s founding father was a noteworthy politician, successful businessman, courageous patriot and remarkable humanitarian. His helping hand, hopeful words, and loving heart were devoted to the service of humanity; his greatest gifts were his . . . Map (db m185073) HM
144 Illinois, St. Clair County, Scott Air Force Base — Airlift
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
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145 Iowa, Cedar County, West Branch — A President's Rural Roots — Herbert Hoover National Historic Site —
Born in a modest two-room cottage, Herbert Hoover spent most of his first 11 years in West branch. He went on to become the President of the United States-the first one born west of the Mississippi River. Here Hoover's parents and neighbors . . . Map (db m163143) HM
146 Iowa, Cedar County, West Branch — Herbert HooverHerbert Hoover National Historic Site — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
This site commemorates the life and accomplishments of Herbert Hover, 31st President (1929-1932). The first president born west of the Mississippi River. Hoover grew up in a tradition that deeply influenced his ideals and long life of public . . . Map (db m48307) HM
147 Iowa, Cedar County, West Branch — Raised With Quaker Values — Herbert Hoover National Historic Site —
In this meetinghouse, the Religious Society of Friends, or Quakers, practiced principles of simplicity, honesty, equality, peace, and service to others. These values shaped young Hoover's character and were evident in his humanitarian endeavors and . . . Map (db m162636) HM
148 Maine, York County, Kennebunk — Kennebunk Rotary ClubFounded 1925
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
149 Maryland, Montgomery County, Glen Echo — A Heroine's HomeClara Barton National Historic Site — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
Beyond the trees stands a Victorian House as unique as its owner. This house was built for Clara Barton in 1891 by Edward and Edwin Baltzley as part of the National Chautauqua at Glen Echo. With 30 rooms serving as offices, bedrooms, and storage, . . . Map (db m45000) HM
150 Maryland, Prince George's County, Laurel — An Angel Among USFebruary 28, 1922 - February 14, 2006
Dr. Luis M. Arbona stepped through the doors of Reality in 1972 as its medical director. Often described as "not of this planet," he rose from humble beginnings in rural Utuado, Puerto Rico to become a gifted and pioneering physician and . . . Map (db m78932) HM
151 Massachusetts, Barnstable County, Provincetown — Provincetown AIDS Memorial
The Provincetown AIDS Memorial is a horizontal monument, a unique monument in the living ocean. This memorial is a reminder of the lives lost to AIDS and the humanitarian achievements of the caregivers who responded to the crisis. It is also a . . . Map (db m142335) HM
152 Michigan, Calhoun County, Albion — S544 — The Starr Commonwealth Schools / Floyd Starr
The Starr Commonwealth Schools In 1913 Floyd Starr purchased forty acres of land on Montcalm Lake to found Starr Commonwealth for Boys, a nonprofit home and residential school for wayward, delinquent and neglected boys. At that time, the only . . . Map (db m177156) HM
153 New York, New York County, Manhattan, Greenwich Village — Eleanor Roosevelt
October 11, 1884 - November 7, 1962 Humanitarian, Reformer, Stateswoman made this her Greenwich Village home from 1942 until 1949Map (db m214277) HM
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154 New York, New York County, Manhattan, Greenwich Village — 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
155 New York, New York County, Manhattan, Upper West Side — Anna Eleanor Roosevelt1884 – 1962
Born in New York City on October 11, 1884, she was orphaned at age ten and educated in England. She married Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1905 and bore six children between 1906 and 1916. She became a leader in New York State’s Democratic Party in . . . Map (db m170326) HM
156 Ohio, Clark County, Springfield — The George and Sarah Gammom HouseHistoric Underground Railroad Site
George Gammon (1803? – 1904) and his wife, Sarah Bradley (1808- 1902) built this house c.1850 on land purchased from her parents. The gammon and Bradley families were among the many free black Springfield citizens who actively operated the . . . Map (db m157027) HM
157 Oregon, Deschutes County, Bend — Home of Kathleen "Klondike Kate" RockwellHistorical Site
This site marks the home of Kathleen "Klondike Kate" Rockwell, about whom the book "The Life & Legend of Kitty Rockwell, Queen of the Yukon" was written. Much of that legend was made here in Central Oregon, where she took up a homestead in 1914. . . . Map (db m157838) HM
158 Pennsylvania, 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
159 Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Philadelphia, Greenwich Island — "Smokin' Joe" FrazierJanuary 12, 1944 - November 7, 2011
Born in Beaufort, South Carolina, Joe Frazier moved to Philadelphia as a young man to work and train as a boxer. Known for his devastating left hook, he won the Olympic Gold Medal in the Heavyweight Division in Tokyo before turning professional. . . . Map (db m212765) HM
160 South Carolina, Spartanburg County, Spartanburg — Marian Anderson1897-1993
Her contralto voice sang out in the twentieth century -- her life testified to her passion for music and the power of her voice to speak directly to the soul, encountering societal resistance as an African-American seeking educational and . . . Map (db m40421) HM
161 South Carolina, Sumter County, Mayesville — 43-16 — Birthplace of Mary McLeod Bethune
This noted humanitarian and educator was born five miles north of Mayesville, S.C., on July 10, 1875. She was one of the first pupils of the Mayesville Mission School, located fifty yards west of this marker, where she later served as a teacher. . . . Map (db m27402) HM
162 Tennessee, Hardeman County, Grand Junction — Grand JunctionCrossroads of Conflict
Grand Junction is named for its location, where the Memphis and Charleston and Mississippi Central Railroads intersect, and was strategically important to both Confederate and Union forces. After defeats at Shiloh and Corinth, Confederates tore up . . . Map (db m37277) HM
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163 Texas, Armstrong County, Claude — 1284 — Dr. and Mrs. Wm. A. Warner
Two of the most admired and beloved pioneer citizens of Armstrong County, Dr. Warner (1864-1934) was a country physician and his wife Phebe (Kerrick) (1866-1935) was an ardent humanitarian. Natives of Illinois, they were married in Claude in . . . Map (db m96834) HM
164 Texas, Dallas County, Dallas, Old East Dallas — 12901 — Baylor University Medical Center
Dallas in 1900 had insufficient medical care for its more than 40,000 residents. That year, despite some opposition from local doctors, Dr. Charles McDaniel Rosser established the University of Dallas Medical School, although at the time no such . . . Map (db m152046) HM
165 Texas, Robertson County, Calvert — The Karen Renee Wiese Memorial Pavilion
In 1895 the city of Calvert built this historic pavilion to facilitate bringing the community together for outdoor concerts, dancing, political forums and other public events. In October 2000, by a resolution unanimously passed by the Calvert City . . . Map (db m168364) HM
166 Virginia, Arlington County, Arlington, Fort Myer — Ignace Jan Paderewski Reported missing
The American Legion In memory of Ignace Jan Paderewski artist, composer, musician, statesman, patriot, humanitarian and friend of American war veterans, who, from his death to the rebirth of freedom in his homeland, here rested in honor . . . Map (db m11133) HM
167 Virginia, Newport News, South Newport News — Annie Belle Daniels
Madam Annie B. Daniels is known for her untiring humanitarian service and her contributions to the general welfare of the city. Her persuasiveness in working with people of various backgrounds has created greater understanding among diverse . . . Map (db m94348) HM
168 West Virginia, Jefferson County, Ranson — The Right Reverend Ernest Eugene Baltimore1912–1999
A distinguished clergyman, humanitarian, and civic leader in the community. Bishop Baltimore served as Senior Bishop & General President of the King’s Apostle Holiness Church of God, Inc. He was Pastor of The Baltimore Temple Church for 51 . . . Map (db m2030) HM

169 British Columbia, Greater Vancouver, Surrey — Peace ArchThe Signing of the Columbia River Treaty
Upper marker: This unfortified boundary line between the Dominion of Canada and the United States of America should quicken the remembrance of the more than century old friendship between these countries A lesson of peace . . . Map (db m27450) HM
170 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — 2 — A.E. “Bean” Backus — The Highwaymen Heritage Trail —
Albert Ernest "Bean" Backus was a talented and revered Florida landscape artist. He is remembered for his impressionistic paintings of Florida and the Caribbean and the mentorship he gave to many of the Highwaymen, most notably Alfred Hair and . . . Map (db m202765) HM
171 Georgia, Polk County, Cedartown — Hawkes Children's Library
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m197567) HM
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172 Maryland, Anne Arundel County, Annapolis, Naval Academy — 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

173 Newfoundland and Labrador, Great Northern Peninsula, Newfoundland, St. Anthony — Sir Wilfred Thomason Grenfell1865-1940
English: Born in England and trained in medicine, Grenfell gave 50 years of service to the people of northern Newfoundland and Labrador, and became a legend in his own time. He and those he inspired brought medical, spiritual and . . . Map (db m79610) HM
174 Nova Scotia, Halifax Region, Halifax — Samuel Cunard1787-1865
A native son and a great Nova Scotian, he received his early training in this city and became a highly regarded merchant, humanitarian and ship owner. All this was a prelude to his most successful venture, the founding of the British and North . . . Map (db m77879) HM
175 Alabama, 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
176 California, Contra Costa County, Walnut Creek — Beniamino Bufano1898 - 1970
Hand of Peace, 1967 Born in Italy, Beniamino Bufano immigrated to the United States when he was three years old, and settled in San Francisco in 1915. A popular figure of the San Francisco art scene, Bufano was well . . . Map (db m91551) HM
177 Connecticut, New London County, Norwich — Angelo Sanquedolce Memorial Plaza
The Angelo Sanquedolce Memorial Plaza Dedicated May 14, 1999 The Heritage Riverfront Park Plaza is hereby named and dedicated in honor of Angelo J. Sanquedolce, Comptroller of the City of Norwich from 1968 to 1998, for thirty years of exemplary . . . Map (db m101880) HM
178 Delaware, Kent County, Dover, Dover Air Force Base — C-5AGalaxy — S/N 69-0014 —
The most noticeable and revolutionary design feature of Lockheed's C-5 Galaxy is its immense size. Other large aircraft played important roles in aviation history, but none of those giants could haul anything, anywhere, anytime as well as the . . . Map (db m142623) HM
179 Florida, Okaloosa County, Hurlburt Field — Operation Uphold Democracy
  Operation Uphold Democracy was the name given to the restoration of the democracy in Haiti. The US, expecting civil unrest and military opposition, deployed a large force to the area, which could overcome any opposition and restore order to . . . Map (db m99778) HM
180 Florida, 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
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181 Illinois, St. Clair County, Scott Air Force Base — C-130E Hercules62-1892
The C-130 Hercules was designed in 1951, for the US Air Force Tactical Air Command, to fill a request for proposal for a jet transport able to airdrop troops at 125 knots (144 MPH). Lockheed was chosen to build the transport, and the YC-130A flew . . . Map (db m162350) HM
182 Indiana, LaPorte County, Michigan City — Charles R. Westcott
Westcott Park, a gateway to Michigan City, is dedicated in memory of Charles R. Westcott, whose lifetime of extraordinary service, especially to children, significantly enriched our community. For nearly 50 years, Westcott . . . Map (db m202852) HM
183 Iowa, Cedar County, West Branch — Helping War Victims — Herbert Hoover National Historic Site —
The Statue of Isis, Egyptian goddess of life, symbolizes Herbert Hoover's humanitarian efforts. Belgians gave Hoover the bronze statue to thank him for his help and staving off famine in their country in World War I. Hoover, a wealthy mining . . . Map (db m162581) HM
184 Kansas, Sedgwick County, Wichita — Fifty Star FlagBicentennial Flag Memorial
With the admission of Alaska in 1959 and Hawaii in 1960, the present fifty-star flag came into being. Like other flags of our nation, the fifty-star flag has seen the varied conditions that can beset a dynamic association of peoples. Under it, the . . . Map (db m56971) HM
185 Kentucky, Jefferson County, Louisville, Chickasaw — 2339 — Muhammad Ali's Home Site / "Education Brings Self-Respect" — Muhammad Ali
Muhammad Ali's Home Site Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. was born on January 17, 1942 at Louisville General Hospital. He grew up and lived here at 3302 Grand Ave. with his parents, Odessa & Cassius Clay, Sr., and brother, Rudolph. Ali attended . . . Map (db m161678) HM
186 Kentucky, 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
187 Maryland, Baltimore, Morgan State University — Frederick Douglass
Frederick Douglass 1817 - 1895 Humanitarian Statesman Map (db m145926) HM
188 Maryland, Montgomery County, Glen Echo — A Life of ServiceClara Barton National Historic Site — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
"You have never known me without work; while able, you never will." —Clara Barton Clara Barton lived a life that transcended limitations. She built a career of humanitarian service in a society that did not grant her full rights . . . Map (db m45245) HM
189 Michigan, 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
190 Missouri, St. Louis County, Wildwood — Doctor Edmund A. Babler1874-1930
(front:) Dedicated to the memory of a great surgeon and humanitarian "He that careth for the sick and the wounded watcheth not alone. There are three in the darkness together and the third is the Lord" (reverse:) . . . Map (db m241244) HM
191 Montana, 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 . . . Map (db m123390) HM
192 New Jersey, Ocean County, Toms River — Huddy’s Hanging Stalls Peace Talks
After the Toms River Blockhouse fight, British sailors and soldiers hunted for Captain Joshua Huddy who had escaped into the surrounding area. The Associated Loyalists, a unit organized by the former Tory Governor of New Jersey, William Franklin . . . Map (db m139169) HM
193 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Mott Haven — A memorial to Roberto Enrique Clemente Walker1934 - 1972
Dedicated to Puerto Rican humanitarian and Hall of Fame baseball player, Roberto Clemente, this sculpture pays homage to Roberto's humble beginnings, outstanding athleticism and philanthropic spirit. Dedicada al jugador . . . Map (db m241501) HM
194 New 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
195 New York, Jefferson County, Watertown — The Global War on Terrorism
The September 11, 2001 attacks led our Nation to respond. Soldiers from the 10th Mountain Division were immediately ordered to secure key sites within the United States. In October 2001, 10th Mountain Soldiers deployed as the initial conventional . . . Map (db m179341) HM
196 New York, Otsego County, Morris — William Yates
Baronet, humanitarian, noted doctor, from Sapperton, Eng. Introduced vaccination in America in Philadelphia in 1799. Died, Morris, Mar. 1857Map (db m144271) HM
197 New York, Suffolk County, Huntington — Home of John Dewey (1859-1952)
Site of Home of John Dewey (1859-1952) Philosopher, Educator and Humanitarian Lived Here 1910-1925Map (db m155807) HM
198 North 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
199 Ohio, Crawford County, Bucyrus — The Underground Railroad in Crawford CountyThe Underground Railroad
Side A Runaway slaves used a web of routes through Crawford County, most going through the city of Bucyrus. Present-day State Route 98 to State Route 4, laid out in 1822 from Norton in northern Delaware County through Bucyrus to Sandusky in . . . Map (db m107079) HM
200 Ohio, Delaware County, Delaware — Branch Rickey, J.D.1906-1909 — OWU Class of 1904 —
• Athlete, teacher, coach, lawyer, baseball legend, and humanitarian • Credited with breaking the color barrier in Major League Baseball by signing Jackie Robinson • Responsible for the formation of the All-American Women's Baseball League . . . Map (db m203330) HM

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