Wilbur Chapman

Wilbur Chapman (HMVWN)

Location: White Cloud, KS 66094 Doniphan County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 58.663', W 95° 17.766'

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In White Cloud 25 years ago Wilbur Chapman, a 10 year old boy raised and sold a pig 'Pete' to help support a leper boy. His example started the Pig Bank Movement. 100,000 banks have been distributed to date. 'Feeding' these banks is helping rid the world of leprosy and is carrying out Christ's Command: "Cleanse the Lepers"

This plaque is placed here to commemorate that worthy event by the Friends of the American Mission to Lepers, Inc.

Erected May 1938
Series This marker is part of the More Than Words series
Year Placed1938
Placed ByFriends of the American Mission to Lepers
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 5:36pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 303932 N 4427808
Decimal Degrees39.97771667, -95.29610000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 58.663', W 95° 17.766'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 58' 39.78" N, 95° 17' 45.96" W
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Area Code(s)785
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-109 1st St, White Cloud KS 66094, US
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