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Moina Michael – “The Poppy Lady” Marker

   
Moina Michael – “The Poppy Lady” Markerzoom
Broad Street across from the UGA Arch
Athens
GA
USA
30602

A small plaque in memory of Moina Michael (1869-1944), originator of the idea of the memorial poppy in honor of Armistice (later Veterans) Day.  It is in a small park in the median of Broad Street directly in front of the UGA Arch, adjacent to the Confederate memorial monument. 

 

 

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