Matthew Alexander Henson

Matthew Alexander Henson (HM4A4)

Location: Annapolis, MD 21401 Anne Arundel County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 58.725', W 76° 29.456'

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Co-discoverer of the North Pole

Admiral Robert Peary
April 6, 1909

Born:August 8, 1866 - Died: March 9, 1955

Son of Maryland
Exemplification of courage, fortitude and patriotism, whose valiant deeds of noble devotion under the command of admiral Robert Edwin Peary, in pioneer arctic exploration and discovery, established everlasting prestige and glory for his state and country.

By the State of Maryland
J. Millard Tawes, Governor
The Board of Public Works
J. Millard Tawes, Governor
Louis L. Goldstein, Comptroller
Hooper S. Miles, Tresurer
Andrew Heubeck, Jr., Secretary

The Governor's Advisory Committee
Herbert M. Frisby, Chairman
Mrs. J. William Middendorf, Jr.
Senator J. Alvin Jones
Albert P. Backhaus
HM NumberHM4A4
Series This marker is part of the More Than Words series
Year Placed1961
Placed ByState of Maryland
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Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 6:05am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 370855 N 4315475
Decimal Degrees38.97875000, -76.49093333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 58.725', W 76° 29.456'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 58' 43.50" N, 76° 29' 27.36" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)410, 301, 443, 202, 703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-39 State Cir, Annapolis MD 21401, US
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