Moses Montefiore, Park Lane, London, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Sieni
N 51° 30.624 W 000° 09.402
30U E 697298 N 5710418
Quick Description: Sir Moses Montefiore (1784-1885), philanthropist and Jewish leader.
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 1/8/2008 4:36:06 AM
Waymark Code: WM2Y1Y
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member 50sumtin
Views: 30

Long Description:

Sir Moses Montefiore (see also here) made his fortune in investment banking, so successfully that retired from business at the age of forty. Subsequently he turned his attentions to philanthropy, the civil and political rights of Jews in England, and the establishment of a Jewish homeland.

He was knighted by Queen Victoria in 1838

Blue Plaque managing agency: Greater London Council

Individual Recognized: Sir Moses Montefiore

Physical Address:
99 Park Lane
London, UK
W1


Web Address: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:
To log an entry for a "Blue Plaque," please try to include a picture of you next to the plaque!
Search for...
Geocaching.com Google Map
Google Maps
MapQuest
Bing Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest Blue Plaques
Nearest Geocaches
Nearest Benchmarks
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
Recent Visits/Logs:
Date Logged Log User Rating  
Master Mariner visited Moses Montefiore, Park Lane, London, UK 11/19/2011 Master Mariner visited it