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101Oklahoma (Kay County), Ponca City — E. W. Marland1874 – 1941
Pioneer Oil Developer Philanthropist & Humanitarian Leader in Developing the Economy Culture and Beauty of Ponca City Donor of Pioneer Woman Statue Governor of Oklahoma United States CongressmanMap (db m55712) HM
102Oregon (Lane County), Eugene — American Friends Service Committee (1947)
American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), is a Quaker-affiliated organization committed to social justice, peace and humanitarian service. In 1947, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the AFSC and the Friends Service Council for their work to . . . Map (db m157434) HM
103Pennsylvania (Allegheny County), Pittsburgh — Jane Holmes(1805-1885)
A distinguished philanthropist and humanitarian, she created and funded numerous social service agencies, including the Western Pennsylvania School for Blind Children, here. Her pioneering efforts in charitable giving have served those in need, . . . Map (db m46526) HM
104Pennsylvania (Armstrong County), Ford City — In Honor of Nellie BlyElizabeth Cochrane Seaman
May 5, 1867 - Jan. 27, 1922 Journalist and Humanitarian In 1889 she traveled around the world in 72 days, 6 hours and 11 minutes, establishing a world record. Elected to Penna. Newspaper Hall of Fame in 1972. Born at Cochrans Mills . . . Map (db m79284) HM
105Pennsylvania (Cambria County), Johnstown — American Red Cross
On June 5, 1889, Clara Barton and a group of American Red Cross volunteers arrived in Johnstown to help the survivors of a devastating flood resulting from the failure of the South Fork Dam. It was one of the first major disaster responses for the . . . Map (db m74402) HM
106Pennsylvania (Chester County), West Chester — David Townsend House — Historic Site 5 - Borough of West Chester —
David Townsend House This Property Devised December 1951 by Marion Hoopes Stevenson To the Chester County Historical Society As a memorial To her Great-Grandfather DAVID TOWNSEND 1787 – 1858 Banker, Botanist, Civic . . . Map (db m50314) HM
107Pennsylvania (Dauphin County), Susquehanna Township — Harrisburg State Hospital
The first State mental hospital in Pennsylvania. Opened in 1851, a result of efforts by the noted humanitarian, Dorothea Lynde Dix, to improve this State's treatment of the mentally ill. The hospital is on the wooded hills east of this marker, . . . Map (db m6474) HM
108Pennsylvania (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
109Pennsylvania (Philadelphia County), Philadelphia — American Friends Service Committee
Founded in Philadelphia in 1917, the AFSC has given practical expression to the faith of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). Its worldwide humanitarian work has reflected a commitment to nonviolence & justice. Co-recipient, Nobel Peace . . . Map (db m83475) HM
110Pennsylvania (Philadelphia County), Philadelphia — Benjamin Rush(1745-1813)
Physician, humanitarian, educator, patriot leader. He signed the Declaration of Independence, opposed slavery, and supported public health & social reforms. Known as "Father of American Psychiatry." His house of birth stood here until 1969.Map (db m82038) HM
111Pennsylvania (Philadelphia County), Philadelphia — Benjamin Rush, M.D.1745 - 1813
Father of American Psychiatry Signer of the Declaration of Independence Heroic Physician, Teacher, Humanitarian Physician General of the Continental Army Physician to the Pennsylvania Hospital Professor of Physic, University of Pennsylvania Erected . . . Map (db m106480) HM
112Pennsylvania (York County), Shrewsbury — Spurgeon Milton Keeny(1893-1988)
The humanitarian's boyhood home. Served worldwide, 1917-76. In Asia, directed UNICEF; aided family planning. Chief, UN's Italy relief; assisted Russian relief. A YMCA officer in Mesopotamia, Siberia, Estonia, Poland; later was on its U. S. Council.Map (db m4546) HM
113South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — Alester G. Furman, Jr. Administration BuildingErected 1957
Named in Honor of Alester Garden Furman, Jr. Humanitarian, Master Planner, Friend of Youth, Champion of Education, Guiding Light in Building the New South. This administration building is named to honor Mr. Furman in grateful . . . Map (db m123600) HM
114South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — Brockman Park
Upper Plaque: Dedicated to the memory of Dr. William Thomas Brockman A distinguished Surgeon -- Humanitarian -- Churchman Citizen and Commissioner of the City of Greenville, South Carolina 1881 ---- 1968 Lower . . . Map (db m17503) HM
115South Carolina (Richland County), Columbia — 40-28 — South Carolina State Hospital
Institution authorized 1821 by General Assembly, mainly through the work of two members, Samuel Farrow and William Crafts, Jr. The original building, on right, designed by Robert Mills, shows a pioneer grasp of the ideas of humanitarian treatment.Map (db m37004) HM
116Tennessee (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
117Tennessee (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
118Texas (Ellis County), Waxahachie — 7073 — Dunlap-Simpson House
A fine example of Queen Anne Revival architecture, this house has among its many rooms two hexagons, two octagons. It was built in 1890-91 by Judge Oscar E. Dunlap (1849-1925), a banker, political leader, chairman of Texas Council of Defense in . . . Map (db m170519) HM
119Texas (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
120Texas (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
121Texas (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
122Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington — 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
123Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington — 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
124Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington — 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, 1983Map (db m137209) WM
125Virginia, Hampton — 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
126Virginia (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
127Virginia, Richmond — 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
128Virginia, Richmond — Bill “Bojangles” Robinson
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129Virginia, 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
130Wisconsin (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
131Wisconsin (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

132Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington — 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) WM

133Florida (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

134California (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
135Georgia (DeKalb County), Decatur — 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
136Georgia (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
137South 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
138Tennessee (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

139Newfoundland 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
140Nova 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
141El 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
142Guatemala, Chimaltenango, 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
143Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, 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
144United Kingdom, England (Greater London), Barnet — Marie Schmolka (1893-1940)
Marie Schmolka was the only Czechoslovak representative at the Evian conference of July 1938, which focused on the Jewish refugee crisis. After the Munich agreement of September 1938, together with Doreen Warriner, she organised the . . . Map (db m188406) HM
145California (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
146California (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
147California (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
148California (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
149California (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
150Connecticut (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
151Delaware (Kent County), Dover — 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
152Delaware (Kent County), Dover — 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
153District 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
154Florida (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
155Florida (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
156Florida (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
157Georgia (Bartow County), Cartersville — General William T. Wofford, CSA1824 1884
Lawyer, politician, soldier, planter, humanitarian. Born Habersham County, Georgia, June 28, 1824; died Cass Station, Georgia, May 22, 1884. Captain in Mexican War. Georgia Legislator, 1849. Delegate to Georgia Secession Convention, 1861. Voted not . . . Map (db m190698) HM
158Georgia (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
159Georgia (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
160Georgia (Fulton County), Midtown Atlanta — 060-149 — Atlanta Woman's Club
The Atlanta Woman's Club, organized Nov. 11, 1895, was inspired by a council meeting in Atlanta of the General Federation of Women's Clubs during the Cotton States and International Exposition. Mrs. Rebecca Douglas Lowe was founder and first . . . Map (db m197659) HM
161Idaho (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
162Illinois (Cook County), Chicago — Elks Memorial Headquarters Building — Chicago Landmark —
Elks National Memorial Headquarters Building Egerton Swartwout, architect 1924-26 This building was constructed by the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, an American fraternal organization, in tribute to the 1,037 Elks who died . . . Map (db m188338) HM WM
163Illinois (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
164Illinois (Kankakee County), Bourbonnais — A Night of Tragedy and HeroismMonday, March 15, 1999
[left panel] Darkness engulfed the frozen landscape of the northern edge of Bourbonnais on the evening of Monday, March 15, 1999, when the Amtrak train, the City of New Orleans, heading south from Chicago, collided at the McKnight . . . Map (db m177502) HM
165Illinois (St. Clair County), Scott Air Force Base — Air Transportation Specialist"Port Dawgs" — Airlift/Tanker association Hall of Fame Inductee - 2019 —
Air mobility starts and ends on the ground, entrusted to an Air Force Air Transportation Specialist, "Port Dawgs" from the active duty, Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard are on duty around the world at main operating bases and deployed . . . Map (db m184725) HM
166Illinois (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
167Illinois (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
168Indiana (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
169Indiana (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
170Indiana (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
171Indiana (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
172Iowa (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
173Iowa (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
174Kansas (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
175Kentucky (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
176Kentucky (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
177Maryland (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
178Massachusetts (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
179Michigan (Kent County), Grand Rapids — Betty FordBorn: April 8, 1918 - Died: July 8, 2011 — Betty Ford was the First Lady of the United States from 1974 to 1977 —
Elizabeth Anne "Betty" Bloomer was born in Chicago and raised in Grand Rapids. She became an accomplished dancer and was fashion coordinator for Herpolsheimer's Department Store. On October 15, 1948, she married Gerald R. Ford. Together they had . . . Map (db m176431) HM
180New York (New York County), New York — 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
181New 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
182New 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 Tactical . . . Map (db m75928) HM
183New York (Queens County), Flushing — The Weeping Beech TreeFlushing Freedom Mile
The Weeping Beech Tree that once stood in this park was the first of its species to grow in this country. It was planted in 1847 by Samuel Bowne Parsons, a Flushing nursery owner. Parsons, who provided Manhattan's Central Park with many of its . . . Map (db m193351) HM
184Ohio (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
185Ohio (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 m168914) HM
186Ohio (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
187Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — Rotary International (1905-2005) / Maumee Rotary Centennial Pavilion Dedicated July 2, 2005
Rotary International (1905-2005) 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 . . . Map (db m173204) HM
188Ohio (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
189Oregon (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
190Pennsylvania (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
191Pennsylvania (McKean County), Kane — Kane, a Star in the Forest
Welcome to Kane, Pennsylvania Nestled in the heart of the Allegheny National Forest, Kane is known as the Black Cherry Capital of the World for the exceptional veneer milled from local trees and crafted into fine furniture and cabinets. In . . . Map (db m179061) HM
192Rhode 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
193South 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
194South 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
195South 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
196Tennessee (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
197Texas (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
198Vermont (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
199Vermont (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
200Virginia (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)

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May. 23, 2022