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Former U.S. Presidents: #42 William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton Historical Markers

 
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By Sandra Hughes Tidwell, March 29, 2023
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1 Alabama, Lauderdale County, Florence — Bennett Walker SmithCity of Florence Walk of Honor
Rev. Dr. Bennett W. Smith, as president of the Progressive National Baptist Convention, expanded the organization internationally. Active in Civil Rights in America and South Africa, he counseled President Bill Clinton on racial equality.Map (db m219184) HM
2 Alabama, Macon County, Tuskegee Institute — Fred David GrayCivil Rights Attorney and Legislator / Advocate for Victims and History
Side 1 Born in 1930 in Montgomery, Gray was among the foremost civil rights attorneys of the 20th century. Forced by segregation to leave Alabama to attend law school, he vowed to return and "destroy everything segregated I could find." . . . Map (db m101898) HM
3 Alabama, Mobile County, Mobile — It Takes a Village
(front side) Mobile’s Hidden Figures initiative originated from the Mobile United Leadership Mobile’s Class of 2017 inaugural Diversity and Inclusion team. The objective is to raise awareness of diverse community members . . . Map (db m117243) HM
4 Alabama, Montgomery County, Montgomery — Fred David GrayCivil Rights Attorney and Legislator / Advocate for Victims and History
Side 1 Born in 1930 in Montgomery, Gray was among the foremost civil rights attorneys of the 20th century. Forced by segregation to leave Alabama to attend law school, he vowed to return and "destroy everything segregated I could find." . . . Map (db m80842) HM
5 Arkansas, Hempstead County, Hope — Boyhood Home Of Bill Clinton
Bill Clinton lived in this house with his mother and stepfather, Roger Clinton, from 1950 until 1953. During those years, the future president attended kindergarten and first grade. Billy, as he was known then, loved to play with . . . Map (db m159746) HM
6 Arkansas, Hempstead County, Hope — President William Jefferson Clinton
March 12, 1999. On this day two Hope natives visited the Hope Visitor Center and museum. President William Jefferson Clinton, in town to dedicate his restored birthplace house, was escorted through the center by life-long friend Thomas Franklin . . . Map (db m161917) HM
7 Arkansas, Hempstead County, Hope — William Jefferson ClintonFirst Home of the 42nd President of the United States
Dedicated March 12, 1999. Mike Huckabee Governor, Jim Hill State Senator, Sandra Rodgers State Representative. Major Benefactors-Century Tube, Inc, Swepco, Entergy, Sanyo Manufacturing Corp, Future Tech Intel, Nina Wang, Ben & Martha Bryant, Nissan . . . Map (db m61796) HM
8 Arkansas, Pulaski County, Little Rock — Choctaw Route Station(1899)
Constructed in 1899, the Choctaw Route Station served as a passenger depot for the Choctaw, Oklahoma and Gulf Railroad Company, before becoming the property of the Rock Island Railroad in 1902. The station served as a major passenger terminal on . . . Map (db m121451) HM
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9 Arkansas, Washington County, Fayetteville — Clintons on Law Faculty
The nation's 42nd president, William J. Clinton (1993-2001), and First Lady, Hillary Rodham Clinton, were faculty members of the University of Arkansas School of Law in the mid-1970s. Mr. Clinton started in 1973, teaching trade regulation, . . . Map (db m224737) HM
10 Arkansas, Washington County, Fayetteville — The Clinton House
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior ~2010~Map (db m224245) HM
11 California, Los Angeles County, Culver City, Carlson Park — 12 — Dr. Paul Carlson Memorial ParkFirst Park in Culver City
This land was first traversed by Native Americans, called Tongva, (later known as the Gabrielinos). Under Spanish rule, it was settled as a portion of Rancho La Ballona. After Culver City was incorporated in 1917, the property became a horseracing . . . Map (db m49961) HM
12 California, Monterey County, Soledad — Cesar Chavez ParkIn Commemoration and Appreciation — Dedicated on March 31, 2008 —
"Preservation of one's own culture does not require contempt or disrespect of other cultures." Cesar E. Chavez (1927-1993) Cesar Chavez was a Mexican American Labor leader & cofounder of the United Farm Worker (UFW). Cesar Chavez was . . . Map (db m26874) HM
13 California, Siskiyou County, Etna — Hallie Daggett: Sophisticated Lady and Hardy Pioneer
Hallie Morse Daggett was a refined woman educated in San Francisco, however, her deep love for her childhood home at the Black Bear Mine near Sawyers Bar drew her back to the mountains. She knew how to hunt, fish, ride, trap and shoot early in life . . . Map (db m57944) HM
14 Delaware, Kent County, Dover, Dover Air Force Base — VC-9CS/N 73-1682
This VC-9C, serial number 73-1682, transported America's top leadership from 1975 until 2011. Much of that time it served as Air Force Two for Vice Presidents Walter Mondale, George H.W. Bush, Dan Quayle, Al Gore, and Dick Cheney. It also . . . Map (db m142564) HM
15 Delaware, New Castle County, Wilmington, Brandywine Park — African American Medal of Honor Recipients Memorial
[Panel 1:]African American Medal of Honor Recipients Memorial The Medal of Honor takes its place in our country as the highest award for military valor. The honor, awarded by the President in the name of Congress, may only be accorded an . . . Map (db m173924) HM
16 District of Columbia, Washington, Northwest Washington, Adams Morgan — 3 — The Roots of Reed-CookeRoads to Diversity — Adams Morgan Heritage Trail —
In 1947, the building on your left opened as the National Arena, a public roller rink and bowling alley. It also hosted professional wrestling, roller derbies, and rock concerts. In 1986 it became the Citadel Motion Picture Center, where . . . Map (db m130710) HM
17 District of Columbia, Washington, Northwest Washington, Bloomingdale — 14 — Great ExpectationsWorthy Ambition — LeDroit Park/Bloomingdale Heritage Trail — Reported missing
Bloomingdale of the 1940s and '50s was a village of high expectations. Within a block of this sign lived four young women who grew up to be judges. Anna Diggs Taylor rose to chief judge of the U.S. District Court in Michigan. The . . . Map (db m130843) HM
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18 District of Columbia, Washington, Northwest Washington, Downtown — Metropolitan AME Church1518 M Street, NW — African American Heritage Trail, Washington DC —
This church started on Capitol Hill in 1821 as Israel Bethel, was founded by African Americans denouncing White racism at Ebenezer Methodist Episcopal Church. Later, Pastor Henry McNeal Turner helped persuade President Lincoln to accept Black . . . Map (db m30056) HM
19 District of Columbia, Washington, Northwest Washington, Georgetown — America's Oldest Catholic University
Georgetown University, founded in 1789 by the Reverend John Carroll as a school for students of "Every Religious Profession," is the oldest Catholic university in America, administered by the Jesuits since 1805. According to the 1831 University . . . Map (db m121208) HM
20 District of Columbia, Washington, Northwest Washington, Georgetown — Political Salons of Georgetown
Throughout its history, Georgetown has been at the center of Washington’s political and social life. As early as 1789, Washington and Jefferson met in a local tavern to plan the new capital. The Marquis de Lafayette, who fought with us in the . . . Map (db m97757) HM
21 District of Columbia, Washington, Southwest Washington, Southwest Federal Center — Earth Day Park Reported permanently removed
Welcome to Earth Day Park Earth Day Park is a living example of the United States Government’s commitment to environmentally conscious landscape design and use of renewable resources. As part of the celebration of Earth Day 1994, President . . . Map (db m99344) HM
22 District of Columbia, Washington, Southwest Washington, Southwest Federal Center — Earth Day ParkEarth Day Park Serves as a Vital Pollinator Oasis
Earth Day Park was originally dedicated on April 22, 1996, in a culmination of efforts by the U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. General Services Administration to transform a neglected, vacant lot into a green oasis. the park's most recent . . . Map (db m184560) HM
23 District of Columbia, Washington, Southwest Washington, Southwest Federal Center — The 3 kW photovoltaic (PV) system
The 3 kW photovoltaic (PV) system, attached to the railing running alongside the large wall to your left, converts the sun's energy directly into electricity. The array will produce up to 4,500 kilowatt-hours of electricity each year, enough to run . . . Map (db m111485) HM
24 District of Columbia, Washington, Southwest Washington, Southwest Waterfront — Can you identify these famous Civil Rights leaders?All four lived in this Southwest DC neighborhood! Reported unreadable
Who are these famous Civil Rights leaders? Barbara Jordan (upper left)(some text missing due to illegibility) Patsy Mink (wearing...    (some text missing due to illegibility) ... supporter of civil rights . . . Map (db m130649) HM
25 District of Columbia, Washington, Southwest Washington, Southwest Waterfront — Dr. Dorothy Height
Dr. Dorothy Height worked to advance women's, civil, and human rights with many of our nation's leaders. How many can you recognize? Back Dr. Dorothy Height Has lived at 700 7th Street, SW since 1983. As President Emmerita . . . Map (db m112797) HM
26 District of Columbia, Washington, Southwest Washington, The Tidal Basin — Martin Luther King, Jr. MemorialNational Mall and Memorial Parks, Washington, D.C. — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior — Reported permanently removed
“With this faith we will be able to hew out of the mountain of despair a stone of hope. With this faith, we will be able to transform the jangling discords of our nation into a beautiful symphony of brotherhood. With this faith, we will be able . . . Map (db m46398) HM
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27 District of Columbia, Washington, Southwest Washington, The Tidal Basin — The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Reported permanently removed
At this site will be erected the Martin Luther King, Jr .Memorial. The memorial will embody the man, the movement and the message. It will honor this 20th century visionary who brought about change through the principles of nonviolence and . . . Map (db m208) HM
28 District of Columbia, Washington, Southwest Washington, West Potomac Park — A Carefully Crafted ImagePrologue — Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial —
The original 1997 memorial barely hinted at Franklin Roosevelt's paralyzed legs - much as FDR had during his Presidency. Roosevelt's battle with polio was not a secret. The president worried that if people knew he was unable to walk, his . . . Map (db m197626) HM
29 Florida, Brevard County, Mims — Rosa ParksMother of the Civil Rights Movement — Harry T. & Harriette V. Moore Memorial Park —
Civil rights activists Rosa Parks was born on February 4, 1913, in Tuskegee, Alabama. Her refusal to surrender her seat to a white passenger on a Montgomery, Alabama bus spurred a city-wide boycott. The City of Montgomery had no choice but lift . . . Map (db m177878) HM
30 Florida, Monroe County, Key West — The Little White House
Built in 1890 on the waterfront as a two-family dwelling for the base commandant and paymaster, this building was known as Quarters A and B. It was converted into a single-family residence in 1911. President William Howard Taft visited this site in . . . Map (db m32659) HM
31 Florida, Monroe County, Key West — F-546 — The Little White House
Built in 1890 as quarters for Navy officers, the Little White House later was used by American Presidents William Howard Taft, Harry S. Truman, Dwight Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton. Truman used the facility as a vacation . . . Map (db m32655) HM
32 Illinois, Alexander County, Cairo — President Clinton Visits Cairo, IllinoisAugust 30, 1996
President William Jefferson Clinton, 42nd President of The United States accompanied by his wife, Hillary and Vice President and Mrs. Albert Gore, Jr. spoke to a crowd of over 6000 in Cairo, Illinois at The Cairo Public Library on Friday, August 30, . . . Map (db m161195) HM
33 Kansas, Shawnee County, Topeka — Corridor of Flags
Delaware, 1st State December 7, 1787 1609 • Henry Hudson visited Delaware Bay 1638 • Swedish colonists established Fort Christina, Delaware's first permanent settlement, and founded the colony of New Sweden 1655 • Dutch captured New . . . Map (db m47214) HM
34 Maryland, Montgomery County, Sandy Spring — Honorable Elijah CummingsJanuary 18, 1951 - October 17, 2019 — [Sandy Spring Slave Museum & African Art Gallery] —
Maryland House of Delegates, 1983-1996 United States House of Representative Maryland 7th congressional district, 1996-2019
"He was Honorable before he became The Honorable. He was a kind man, dedicated civil rights . . . Map (db m205936) HM
35 Maryland, Montgomery County, Sandy Spring — Tribute to the Honorable Elijah CummingsJanuary 18, 1951 - October 17, 2019 — [Sandy Spring Slave Museum & African Art Gallery] —
Maryland House of Delegates, 1983 - 1996 United States House of Representative Maryland 7th Congressional District, 1996 - 2019
"He was Honorable before he became The Honorable. He was a kind man, dedicated civil . . . Map (db m205939) HM
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36 Missouri, Marion County, Hannibal — Mark Twain Memorial Lighthouse
Built in 1935 as a memorial to Mark Twain on his 100th birthday, the current lighthouse is the second to be built at this site. • 1934 Construction on the Mark Twain Memorial Lighthouse began. The metal framework structure, covered . . . Map (db m131895) HM
37 Missouri, St. Louis County, University City, Delmar Loop — Harriett Woods1927-2007
A lifetime of community involvement began when the rattling sound from a manhole cover on a University City street prevented her children from sleeping. Getting involved to solve this problem would lead Harriet Woods to serve as: - . . . Map (db m133124) HM
38 New Hampshire, Sullivan County, Claremont — 188 — Historic Handshake
On June 11, 1995, President William Jefferson Clinton and Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Newt Gingrich met at the invitation of the Congress of Claremont Senior Citizens, Inc. to debate issues affecting senior citizens. During the . . . Map (db m109337) HM
39 New Jersey, Bergen County, Wallington — Clinton and Gore
President Bill Clinton and Vice President Al Gore greeted the public and parochial school children of Wallington, N.J. on this site at the invitation of Mayor Walter G. Wargacki March 11, 1996Map (db m76889) HM
40 New York, New York County, Manhattan, East Village — The Cooper Union7 E(ast) 7(th Street) — Built 1852-1859 —
The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art is America’s first free college. Founded by progressive thinker/abolitionist/inventor Peter Cooper, its doors were opened to all, regardless of race, religion, gender or social status. Its . . . Map (db m136713) HM
41 New York, New York County, Manhattan, Washington Heights — Greg Marius CourtHolcombe Rucker Park Reported permanently removed
This basketball court is named in honor of Gregory Marius (1958-2017), founder of the popular Entertainers Basketball Classic at Rucker Park. Born in Harlem on March 18, 1958, Gregory Alexander Marius was a lifelong Harlem resident. Marius . . . Map (db m136578) HM
42 New York, New York County, Manhattan, Washington Heights — 300 — Greg Marius CourtHolcombe Rucker Park
Who is this basketball court named for? This basketball court is named in honor of Gregory Alexander Marius (1958-2017), founder of the popular Entertainers Basketball Classic at Rucker Park and lifelong Harlem restaurant. Marius . . . Map (db m228712) HM
43 New York, New York County, Manhattan, Washington Heights — 300 — Greg Marius CourtHolcombe Rucker Park
Who is this basketball court named for? This basketball court is named in honor of Gregory Alexander Marius (1958-2017), founder of the popular Entertainers Basketball Classic at Rucker Park and lifelong Harlem restaurant. Marius . . . Map (db m228713) HM
44 New York, Ontario County, Canandaigua — 200 Years of Peace and Friendship
November 11 Canandaigua Pickering Treaty 1794 - 1994 Solemn agreements were renewed between the United States of America and the Haudenosaunee (Six Nations of Indians). U.S.A. Representative Congresswoman Louise Slaughter conveyed a message, . . . Map (db m63998) HM
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45 North Carolina, Cumberland County, Fort Bragg — Meadows Memorial Parade FieldIn Memory of Major Richard J. Meadows — 16 June 1931 – 29 July 1995 —
During his long and illustrious career, Major Meadows embodied all of those qualities that mark the unique individuals serving in Special Operations Forces. Major Meadows’ extraordinary achievements throughout his dedicated service with Army Special . . . Map (db m31484) HM
46 Ohio, Cuyahoga County, Cleveland, Downtown — 148-18 — Carl Burton Stokes (1927-1996) / Cleveland's Mayor Stokes
Carl Burton Stokes (1927-1996). Carl Stokes was born in Cleveland on June 21, 1927. Recognized for his trailblazing service as a public official, Stokes is one of the few American politicians whose career spanned all three branches of state . . . Map (db m202302) HM
47 Ohio, Cuyahoga County, Cleveland, Mount Pleasant — Jim Brown / Carl Burton StokesRecord Setter / Trailblazer             — Mt. Pleasant Heritage Trail —
Jim Brown, Hall of Fame Athlete, Actor, Activist, Entrepreneur, Motivator. As a professional football player Jim Brown has been called the “G.O.A.T.,” The Greatest of All Time. He was born James Nathaniel Brown February 17, 1936 in . . . Map (db m137059) HM
48 Ohio, Hamilton County, Cincinnati, Corryville — 34-31 — Albert B. Sabin, MD1906–1993
Albert B. Sabin developed the oral, live-virus polio vaccine at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Children’s Hospital Research Foundation, where between 1939 and 1969, he conducted his most significant research. His vaccine . . . Map (db m171669) HM
49 Ohio, Mahoning County, Youngstown — Thomas D. Lambros
On August 19, 1996, this building was rededicated to honor the achievements of Thomas D. Lambros as lawyer, jurist and proud citizen of the United States of America. This son of Greek immigrants was born February 4, 1930, in Ashtabula, . . . Map (db m202484) HM
50 Ohio, Montgomery County, Dayton, Downtown — William J. "Bill" ClintonForty Second President of the United States
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51 Pennsylvania, Dauphin County, Harrisburg — Market Square
Here is situated the nationally renowned historic and contemporary urban hub of the City of Harrisburg and the Greater Harrisburg Metropolitan Area. Laid out as the center focus of John Harris, Jr.'s plan in 1785 when Harrisburg was a launching . . . Map (db m6592) HM
52 Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Philadelphia, Center City East — Memorial
"It was whispered by slaves and abolitionists as they blazed a trail toward freedom…yes we can, yes we can." Barack Obama
The enclosed space is dedicated to millions of men, women, and children of African . . . Map (db m212579) HM
53 Rhode Island, Providence County, Providence, Downtown Providence — Enhancing Our Urban Rivers
In 1998 the Woonasquatucket River was designated by President Clinton as one of 14 American Heritage Rivers. The river has contributed mightily to the historic and industrial legacy and growth of the City. The Environmental Protection . . . Map (db m222675) HM
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54 Utah, Millard County, Delta — “All Gave Some - Some Gave All”
442nd Regimental Combat Team, 100th Infantry Battalion, Military Intelligence Service (MIS) Formed during World War II, these three US Military units were comprised of Japanese-American young men from the US mainland, Hawaii and from ten . . . Map (db m1332) HM
55 Virginia, Alexandria, Old Town West — The First Parker-Gray SchoolAlexandria Heritage Trail — City of Alexandria, est. 1749 —
Enforced racial segregation in Alexandria meant separate, poorly funded schools for the City's African American students. Here, in the African American neighborhood then known as Uptown, a new school was built in 1920 at 901 Wythe Street for . . . Map (db m182228) HM
56 Virginia, Arlington County, Arlington, Fort Myer — Women in Military Service for America Memorial
[Quotes are etched in glass on the top of the memorial:] I'm still so very proud of my Naval service. I would do it again if I could. Mildred Pearl Lane, Yeoman 2nd Class, US Navy, World War I This award doesn't have . . . Map (db m137193) WM
57 Virginia, Arlington County, Arlington, Rosslyn — Symbol of Friendship Reported permanently removed
Dedicated on May 5, 1960, the 15th anniversary of the liberation of the Netherlands, the Netherlands Carillon was presented "From The People Of The Netherlands To The People Of The United States" in gratitude for assistance given during and after . . . Map (db m129467) HM
58 Wisconsin, Polk County, Saint Croix Falls — 504 — Gaylord Nelson
Gaylord Anton Nelson (1916–2005), known worldwide as the founder of Earth Day, was the son of a country doctor and a nurse. Born the third of four children on June 4, 1916, at Clear Lake, Wisconsin, 28 miles from here, Nelson canoed the . . . Map (db m14796) HM
59 Wyoming, Laramie County, Cheyenne — "Buffalo Soldiers"1st Lieutenant Vernon J. Baker
right side In 1866, following the American Civil War, Congress created six all African American Army units which later merged into four (9th and 10th Cavalry - 24th and 25th Infantry Regiments). Composed of former slaves, freemen, and . . . Map (db m95173) HM
60 Wyoming, Teton County, Moose — A Spiritual Heart in the Park
This rustic Episcopal chapel, constructed in 1925, held the first services on July 26 of that year. Prior to its construction, worshippers traveled 12 miles over rough roads to the town of Jackson. Today, that is just a short car ride away, but in . . . Map (db m97628) HM
61 United Kingdom, Northern Ireland, Belfast — Belfast City HallCity Centre — 1906 —
In the 17th century Belfast was little more than a village, but by the end of the 19th century it had become a dynamic industrial powerhouse, its mighty shipbuilding, linen, engineering and tobacco industries fueled by a rapidly growing . . . Map (db m133776) HM
62 United Kingdom, Northern Ireland, Derry And Strabane, Derry-Londonderry — Guildhall Square
City under siege The city was twice besieged for over a hundred days. In 1649 the garrison held out against royalist troops during the English Civil War. Forty years later the city supported Protestant William III against Catholic James II . . . Map (db m70943) HM
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Oct. 3, 2023