Helen Scott Hay

Helen Scott Hay (HM11SP)

Location: Savanna, IL 61074 Carroll County
Country: United States of America
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N 42° 5.658', W 90° 9.317'

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Helen Scott Hay, famous Red Cross nurse, was born near Lanark in this county. She was a graduate of Savanna High School, Northwestern University in Evanston, and the Illinois Training School for Nurses in Chicago, where she was later Superintendent. Before World War I she established a school of nursing in Bulgaria. At the outbreak of war she became Director of American Red Cross Nursing Personnel and was assigned to the Balkans. After America entered the war, she served in Washington. In 1920 she was appointed Director of the European Work of the Red Cross. She died here in 1932.
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HM NumberHM11SP
Series This marker is part of the Illinois: Illinois State Historical Society series
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Year Placed1970
Placed ByAmerican Legion Post No. 148 and Auxiliary, The Carroll County Historical Society and The Illinois State Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 2:14pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 735254 N 4664162
Decimal Degrees42.09430000, -90.15528333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 5.658', W 90° 9.317'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 5' 39.48" N, 90° 9' 19.02" W
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Area Code(s)815
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300-398 3rd St, Savanna IL 61074, US
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