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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM281A_the-manila-house_Washington-DC.html
This building was the gathering place of the Filipino community from the late 1930s to the 1950s and was known as the Manila House. Filipino author Bienvenido "Ben" Santos (1911-1996) wrote about the Manila House in his collection of short stories…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM280J_for-god-and-country-a-war-memorial_Washington-DC.html
For God And Country [Left plaque on bottom of memorial:] In memory of all those who have given their lives for their country ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Presented by the Class of 19…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27YR_school-of-international-service_Washington-DC.html
". . .the waging of peace demands the best we have, the best young men and women that we can find to put in this great effort which must go on around the world all the time." (President Dwight D. Eisenhower at the ground-breaking of the School …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27YQ_jeju-dolhareubang_Washington-DC.html
While wooden carved statues called Jang-seung traditionally stood on the Korean mainland, stone-carved statues called Dolhareubang stood on the volcanic island of Jeju. Historically, Dolhareubang were erected at the entrances of the areas most …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27YP_u-s-navy-bomb-disposal-school-a-war-memorial_Washington-DC.html
This Mark of Commendation is awarded to The American University For effective co-operation in training naval personnel during World War II U.S. Navy Bomb Disposal School James Forrestal Secretary of the Navy
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27YO_john-fletcher-hurst_Washington-DC.html
"It is highly proper that our group of noble edifices should begin with the College of History. This science takes the first place...in the development of a great educational scheme—a modern, a complete, and an American University." (Hurs…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27YN_mary-eliza-graydon_Washington-DC.html
"I prefer to put the money into brains rather than stone and mortar." Mary Eliza Graydon (d. 1926) was The American University's most generous early benefactor. A devout Methodist, she was inspired by Bishop Hurst's plan for a Methodist univers…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27YM_battelle-memorial-building_Washington-DC.html
"We dedicate this building to the students of American University who here will discover an increasing fountain of knowledge and to that great body of students who in future days will here assemble." (From a "Ritual of Dedication" spoken at the…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27YL_september-11-memorial_Washington-DC.html
In memory of the graduates of American University who lost their lives in the tragic events of September 11, 2001 Peter C. Alderman B.S.B.A., 1999 World Trade Center, New York Linda K. Gronhind J.D., 1983 United Airlines Flight 93, PA. …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27YJ_world-war-ii-memorial-a-war-memorial_Washington-DC.html
[Top plaque:] Given by the Classes of 1942 - 1945 to honor members of The American University community who made the supreme sacrifice in World War II [Bottom plaque:] Killed in Action — World War II The American University Wil…
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