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By Tom Bosse, December 25, 2015
Dr. William Henderson Franklin Marker
101Tennessee (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
102Tennessee (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
103Texas (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. . . . — Map (db m150151) HM
104Texas (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
105Texas (Travis County), Austin — 6460 — The Texas Federation of Women’s Clubs Headquarters
Dedicated to the pursuit of education and humanitarian programs, the Texas Federation of Women’s Clubs was founded in 1897. The goal of a permanent state headquarters was realized with the construction of this building in the early 1930s. Designed . . . — Map (db m25710) HM
106Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Faith ★ Honor ★ Virtue
This living memorial is dedicated to the brave men and women of the United States Armed Forces who have perished during training accidents, peacekeeping missions, humanitarian efforts, covert operations and terrorist attacks. Dedicated in . . . — Map (db m137240) WM
107Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Ignace Jan Paderewski
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
108Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — No Greater Love POW-MIA Memorial
This Amelanchier tree was planted by No Greater Love, a humanitarian organization, to honor POWs-MIAs of all wars we will never forget you April 9, 1983 — Map (db m137209) WM
109Virginia (Hampton), Hampton Roads — 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 m103831) HM
110Virginia (Prince William County), Triangle — Second Battalion, 4th Marines"The Magnificent Bastards" — Every Clime and Place —
The Legacy and Heritage of Second Battalion, 4th Marines Second to None The Magnificent Bastards Small Wars · Soldiers from the Sea · Old China Marines · World War II · Cold War Force in Readiness · Vietnam · Desert Shield · . . . — Map (db m7309) HM
111Virginia (Richmond), Museum District — Arthur Ashe MonumentMonument Avenue Historic District
[Inscription on east face of monument:]Arthur R. Ashe, Jr. 1943 - 1993 World Champion, Author, Humanitarian, Founder of Virginia Heroes, Incorporated, Native of Richmond, Virginia. This Monument was placed at Monument Avenue and . . . — Map (db m22823) HM
112Virginia, Richmond — Bill “Bojangles” Robinson
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113Virginia, Richmond — Hunter Holmes McGuire, M.D.
(Front): To Hunter Holmes McGuire, M.D., LL.D., President of the American Medical and of the American Surgical Associations; Founder of the University College of Medicine; Medical Director, Jackson's Corps, Army of Northern . . . — Map (db m4735) HM
114Wisconsin (Dane County), Madison — 60 — ThorstrandThe Magnus Swenson Estate — 1922 —
These two Mediterranean Revival mansions were designed for Magnus and Annie Swenson and their daughter Mary North by Madison architects Law and Law. Swenson was a Norwegian immigrant who became an internationally famous inventor and humanitarian. . . . — Map (db m46031) HM
115Wisconsin (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

116Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Seabees ~ Can Do
With compassion for others We build ~ We fight For peace with freedom (On the frieze behind the statue): With willing hearts and skillful hands, the difficult we do at once; the impossible takes a bit longer (On the panel to . . . — Map (db m4925) HM

117California (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

118Newfoundland and Labrador (Division No. 9 (North Peninsula)), 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
119Nova Scotia (Victoria County), Baddeck — Alexander Graham Bell
Alexander Graham Bell, Teacher of the deaf Humanitarian and inventor, Became the first member of The Telephone Pioneers of America, On November, 2, 1911. The Telephone Pioneers of America, Are proud to dedicate this cairn To . . . — Map (db m79993) HM
120El Salvador, La Libertad, Santa Tecla — Adalberto Guirola Children’s Home“Hogar del Niño Adalberto Guirola”
Como un sincero reconocimiento a todas aquellas personas de corazón noble y humanitario que han hecho posible esta obra, muy especialmente la colaboración brindada por AID, Fundacion Habitat y la iniciativa del Club Rotario de Santa Tecla . . . — Map (db m83574) HM
121Guatemala, Chimaltenango (Municipality of San Andrés Itzapa), San Andrés Itzapa — Canadian Assistance after the 1976 Earthquake
El Canada • San Andres Itzapa El Canton San Antonio perpetua su agradecimiento a la hermana republica de El Canada por su inmensa labor humanitaria, al haber descombrado, limpiado y reconstruido nuestro pueblo, con motivo del terremoto que . . . — Map (db m103965) HM
122Guatemala, Sacatepéquez (Municipality of San Antonio Aguas Calientes), San Antonio Aguas Calientes — Tragic Accident in San Antonio Aguas Calientes
Gratitud a Dios Ser Supremo al Parroco Clemente Penelen a pueblos vecinos al pueblo de San Antonio A.C. por su labor humanitaria en el trágico accidente del 10 de mayo San Antonio A.C. Mayo 1,990. Dijo Jesus yo soy la resurrecion y la . . . — Map (db m95873) HM
123California (Alameda County), Hayward — 1025 — Ukrania
“Ukraina” is the site of the farm and burial place of the Ukrainian patriot and exiled orthodox priest Agapius Honcharenko (1832-1916) and his wife Albina. Honcharenko was the first nationally conscious Ukrainian to arrive in the United . . . — Map (db m146447) HM
124California (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
125California (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 . . . — Map (db m167100) HM
126California (San Diego County), Julian — Julian / The Eagle Gold Mine
the two markers are attached to a flag pole Upper Marker Julian This marker placed in memory of Mrs. Ida B. Wellington May 25, 1887 – Dec. 16, 1962 Historian – Humanitarian Daughter of Drury Bailey who . . . — Map (db m82393) HM
127California (Santa Cruz County), Santa Cruz — Georgiana Bruce Kirby1818 – 1887
An intellectual, humanitarian and suffragist, Georgiana raised her family in this house from 1854 until her death in 1887. Born in England and educated in the East by America’s leading thinkers and writers. She brought to California an intellectual . . . — Map (db m62441) HM
128Connecticut (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
129Delaware (Kent County), Dover Air Force Base — C-45GExpeditor — S/N 51-11795 —
The museum's C-45 was the first obtained by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) The C-45 is the military version of the popular Beechcraft Model 18 commercial light transport. Beech built a total of 4,526 of these aircraft . . . — Map (db m142622) HM
130Delaware (Kent County), 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 C-5. . . . — Map (db m142623) HM
131District of Columbia (Washington), Kingman Park — Clark Calvin Griffith
[south face of monument]: {Rendering of Clark Calvin Griffith with the title} "The Old Fox" Clark Calvin Griffith Born Clear Creek, Missouri November 20, 1869 Pitcher - Manager - Owner Member of Hall of Fame Won 237 . . . — Map (db m15615) HM
132Florida (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
133Florida (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
134Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — Operation Just Cause/Operation Restore Hope/Operation Gothic Serpent — Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge —
Operation Just Cause 1989 The United States invasion of Panama led to the capture of Dictator Manuel Noriega, and the restoration of a democratic government. Total Active Serving 27,684 Killed In Action 23 Wounded In Action 324 . . . — Map (db m154953) WM
135Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 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
136Georgia (Floyd County), Rome — Ellen Louise Axson WilsonWife of the 28th President of the United States
Born in Savannah, Georgia, May 15, 1860 Moved to Rome, Georgia, March 1866 Graduated from Rome Female College, 1876 Attended New York Art Students League, 1884-1885 Her father, The Rev. Mr. Samuel Edward Axson was pastor of Rome’s . . . — Map (db m39430) HM
137Idaho (Bear Lake County), Paris — 73 — Charles Coulson Rich
In honor of Charles Coulson Rich 1809-1893 Pioneer builder of the west. Major-General of the Nauvoo Legion Alderman of the City of Nauvoo, in the time of Joseph Smith. Pioneer of Utah, 1847. Chairman of the first committee . . . — Map (db m105849) HM
138Illinois (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 students . . . — Map (db m142751) HM
139Indiana (LaPorte County), Michigan City — Roger J. McKee Memorial Fountain
Roger McKee was a talented and visionary civic leader. This fountain is dedicated to his decades of public service and humanitarian causes. His proudest accomplishments were the preservation of the land which this Millennium Plaza is located . . . — Map (db m163391) HM
140Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — Indiana's MazziniLouis Y. Mazzini
Serologist, researcher, humanitarian, he was given the name "Indiana's Mazzini" by Dr. Thurman B. Rice, Indiana State Board of Health Commissioner during World War II, for hid development of an inexpensive rapid sensitive and dependable slide test . . . — Map (db m132755) HM
141Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — Morton-Finney House
John Morton-Finney (1889-1998) educator, lawyer, and humanitarian, was born in Kentucky to a former slave. Morton-Finney was a Buffalo Soldier in World War I, a teacher at historically black colleges, and taught Greek, Latin, German, Spanish, and . . . — Map (db m132739) HM
142Indiana (Randolph County), Winchester — 68.2010.1 — Randolph County Quakers
(Side One) When this meeting house was dedicated 1898, membership in Quarterly Meeting of Friends at Winchester was largest in the world. Migration of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) into this area began 1814 with the arrival . . . — Map (db m69283) HM
143Iowa (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
144Iowa (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
145Kansas (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
146Kentucky (Jefferson County), Louisville — 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
147Kentucky (Jessamine County), Nicholasville — 1965 — Camp Nelson Refugee Camp / Conditions at Refugee Camp
(obverse) Camp Nelson Refugee Camp Established in 1863 to house families of African American soldiers, Camp Nelson became the chief center issuing emancipation papers to former slaves. Army's withdrawal from camp in 1866 exposed . . . — Map (db m70629) HM
148Maryland (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
149Massachusetts (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
150New York (New York County), New York — 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
151New York (Niagara County), Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station — Douglas C-47 "Skytrain"
This C-47, also affectionately known as a "Gooney Bird", represents the History and Mission of the 914th Airlift Wing and the 328th Airlift Squadron. It is displayed in the markings of the 3rd Combat Cargo Squadron. The 3rd CCS pioneered . . . — Map (db m75928) HM
152Ohio (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
153Ohio (Columbiana 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
154Ohio (Cuyahoga County), Cleveland — 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 m17649) HM
155Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — The Jesse Owens Track
James Cleveland (Jesse) Owens, 1913-1980, Ohio State University Track and Field Star, Olympic Champion, Ambassador of Sports, Humanitarian, Friend of Youth. Jesse Owens' incomparable achievements as an Ohio State and Olympic athlete are . . . — Map (db m12773) HM
156Oregon (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
157Pennsylvania (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
158Rhode Island (Washington County), Exeter — Rhode Island National Guard
(Inscription under the statue) Rhode Island National Guard (Left Panel) Army National Guard-Since 1638-The Rhode Island Army National Guard was formed as a State Militia for the protection of the people. It always answers the call to arms when . . . — Map (db m66428) WM
159South Carolina (Fairfield County), Winnsboro — 20-3 — James Henry Carlisle
Born in this house on May 24, 1825, the son of William and Mary Ann Carlisle, this noted teacher received his education at Mount Zion Institute and South Carolina College. A delegate in 1860 to the Secession Convention and a legislator in 1864, his . . . — Map (db m14323) HM
160South 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
161South 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
162Tennessee (Stewart County), Dover — Brandon-Sykes Showboat HouseW. D. Sykes Memorial Museum
House built in 1888 by Nathan G. Brandon W.D. Sykes became the 4th owner in 1919. He was a successful businessman during the Depression years, a staunch Democrat who entertained Governor Austin Peay, U.S. Secretary of State Cordell Hull and . . . — Map (db m155824) HM
163Texas (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
164Vermont (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
165Vermont (Washington County), Waterbury — 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
166Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington — Missions CriticalUS Marine Corps War Memorial, George Washington Memorial Parkway — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
Since World War II, the Marine Corps and the US Navy have performed countless humanitarian missions. Perhaps General James Mattis said it best in 2003: "we will treat all others with decency, demonstrating chivalry and soldierly compassion . . . — Map (db m129461)
167Virginia (Franklin County), Hardy — KP-14 — Booker T. Washington Birthplace
Booker T. Washington was born a slave on the nearby Burroughs plantation on April 5, 1856. He was graduated from Hampton Institute in 1875 where he became an instructor. Because of his achievements as an educator, he was selected to establish a . . . — Map (db m65611) HM
168Virginia (Hampton), Wythe — WY 98 — Deaf and Blind School
In 1906, the Virginia General Assembly authorized the Virginia School for Colored Deaf and Blind Children. Founded by deaf humanitarian William C. Ritter and Hampton Delegate Harry R. Houston, the school opened on 8 Sept. 1909 to serve . . . — Map (db m129908) HM
169Virginia (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
170Virginia (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
171Virginia (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
172Virginia (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

173British Columbia (Greater Vancouver Regional District), 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
174Delaware (Sussex County), Lewes — 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

175Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Feng Shan Ho1901-1997
Von diesem Gebäude aus rettete Dr. Feng Shan Ho, Chinas Generalkonsul zu Wien, in den Jahren 1938 und 1939 nach dem Anschluss und der sogenannten Reichskristallnacht tausende Juden. Sich den Befehlen seiner Vorgesetzten widersetzend . . . — Map (db m108805) HM
176Brazil, Bahia (Salvador), Barra — Monumento a Stefan ZweigAll Saints' Bay
Stefan Zweig nasceu em Viena, Áustria, em 1881. Escritor cosmopolita, tornou-se conhecido por suas analises do comlexo psíquico e pela defesa dos ideais humanitarios. Foi o autor mais traduzido do seu tempo. Pacifista, escrevia reinventando a . . . — Map (db m31877) HM
177Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Rotary Performance Platform & Lookoff/ Scéne et belvédère des clubs Rotary
In honour of the 100th Anniversary of Rotary International, Rotary Clubs of Halifax are pleased to join Waterfront Development Corporation limited in creating this performance platform and lookoff as a gift to the people of the Halifax . . . — Map (db m139326) HM
178Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), 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
179Nova Scotia (Victoria County), Baddeck — Alexander Graham Bell National Historic ParkParc historique national Alexander Graham Bell
English: The Park commemorates the humanitarian and scientific achievements of Alexander Graham Bell (1847-1922) and his associates Frederick W. Baldwin • John A.D. McCurdy • Glenn H. Curtiss • Thomas E. Selfridge Most of the . . . — Map (db m80007) HM
180Alabama (Colbert County), Tuscumbia — History of Tuscumbia, Alabama
(Obverse): The area around the Big Spring was inhabited by prehistoric Native Americans as early as 10,000 years ago. The first settlement was a French trading post and Indian village about 1780 on Cold Water Creek (Spring Creek) near the . . . — Map (db m83396) HM
181Alabama (Lauderdale County), Florence — Fort WillinghamNational Guard Armory
(side 1) The United States flag that flies at the base of this hill stands as a sentry over the site that was the home of Fort Willingham Armory from 1937-1979. The Armory was named after Dr. Henry J. Willingham, president of Florence State . . . — Map (db m83987) HM
182California (Los Angeles County), San Pedro — S.S. Lane Victory — Port of Los Angeles —
Panel 1: 1945: March: Lane Victory is named for the former slave, Isaac Lane, founder of Lane College, in Jackson, Tennessee. The Victory Ship was one of a class of cargo ships designed and built during World War II by the . . . — Map (db m131429) HM
183California (Sacramento County), 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
184California (San Luis Obispo County), Paso Robles — Ignacy Jan Paderewski1860 - 1941
In English World famous pianist, composer, statesman, humanitarian, major California Central Coast land holder, vineyard owner, winemaker and almond grower. Polish by birth and a citizen of the world, Paderewski felt at home in . . . — Map (db m71909) HM
185Connecticut (Tolland County), Ellington — Ellington Wall of Honor
Ellington Wall of Honor Honored 2001 John B. Decarli 1885 — 1935 E.V.F.D. Charter Member · Captain Constable 1915 – 1935 Nellie E. McKnight 1894 — 1981 Educator · Librarian · Historian . . . — Map (db m111846) HM
186District of Columbia (Washington), Downtown — W.3 — Asbury United Methodist ChurchCivil War to Civil Rights — Downtown Heritage Trail —
" yourselves closely so that you do not forget the things your eyes have seen... ...teach them to your children and to their children and to their children after them." Deuteronomy 4:9 Stories . . . — Map (db m70316) HM
187District of Columbia (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
188Florida (Okaloosa County), Hurlburt Field — Operation Restore Hope
  Violence in Somalia was precipitated by a series of civil war, famine, and disease which cost the lives of an estimated 350,000 people. In December 1992, US troops were sent to help contain the lawlessness in Somalia and create a safe . . . — Map (db m99782) HM
189Florida (Pasco County), San Antonio — Joseph J. "Joe" Herrmann 1912-2002/Edward J. "Eddie" Herrmann 1936-2017
Joseph J. "Joe" Herrmann Lucius Herrmann, a baker, who emigrated from Germany in 1900, married Helen Veronica McSweeney in Ohio in 1911. They settled in San Antonio, Florida, in 1925. In 1935, their son, Joe Herrmann, married Rose, the . . . — Map (db m136017) HM
190Georgia (Hall County), Gainesville — Bicentennial Park
This marker and plaza proudly acknowledges the significant contributions of John William Morrow, Jr., and countless citizens for the betterment of this community. Born in 1918 in Hall County, John W. Morrow, Jr., graduated Booker T. Washington . . . — Map (db m25993) HM
191Georgia (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
192Georgia (Richmond County), Augusta — Colonel William Few, Jr.
[Marker Front]: One of Georgia's two signers of the United States Constitution. Born in Baltimore, Maryland June 18, 1748. Lieutenant Colonel, Georgia Militia during the American Revolution, 1776-1770. Representative, Georgia . . . — Map (db m10108) HM
193Illinois (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
194Iowa (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
195Iowa (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
196Kansas (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
197Maryland (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
198Maryland (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
199Michigan (Macomb County), Mount Clemens — L1251 — Zion Church
Side 1 Organized on July 3, 1854, Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church was the first German Protestant congregation in Mount Clemens. Its founding trustees were John Rossow and Abraham Devantier from Prussia, John William Miller and Carsten . . . — Map (db m85723) HM
200Missouri (Warren County), Warrenton — Daniel Boone
Daniel Boone, universal symbol of the American frontier, was 65 when he came to Upper Louisiana, now Missouri, 1799. His wife Rebecca was 60. The Spanish lieutenant governor granted Boone 845 acres nearby here on Femme Osage Creek. Boone did . . . — Map (db m42564) HM

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