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Matthew Alexander Henson (August 8, 1866 – March 9, 1955) was the first African-American ... During their 1909 expedition to Greenland, Henson accompanied Peary in the small .... Henson procee...

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Make research projects and school reports about Matthew Henson easy with ... “ The Commander gave the word, 'We will plant the stars and stripes—at the North Pole! ... “We are assembled here today to right a tragic wrong, to right the record,” ... 1909; parked cars at a garage in New York City, 1909-13; messenger, U.S. ...

Matthew A. Henson: Arctic Explorer - EnchantedLearning.com

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Matthew Alexander Henson: Arctic Explorer. ... Click here.) ... 8, 1866 - March 9, 1955) was an African-American explorer and one of the first people to visit the ...

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Feb 1, 2016 ... Matthew Henson was an African American explorer best known as the co- discoverer ... For over two decades, they explored the Arctic, and on April 6, 1909 , Peary, Henson .... Register HERE ... Russia plants flag at North Pole ...

African-American among Peary's North Pole explorers | Reading ...

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Feb 27, 2016 ... On April 7, 1909, Matthew Henson measured the temperature at 29 ... Henson, U.S. explorer Robert E. Peary and a team of Inuit guides planted a U.S. flag at the North Pole in April 1909, making them the ... There is no way you can plant a flag and assume it will still be there .... Subscribe Today (click here) ...

100 Years Since Peary Reached the North Pole, if He Did | Reader's ...

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Apr 2, 2009 ... On April 6, 1909, Robert Edward Peary and his team became the first ... cited here has appeared verbatim in previous secondary accounts. ... of old and new evidence, also the first to plant a flag at the North Pole, in the year 1908. ... Matthew Henson, the African-American who accompanied Peary on his ...

Read Matthew Henson's Story, Three Quick Ways - Focus Newspaper

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Mar 3, 2016 ... An African American Was In Peary's 1909 Arctic Expedition: ... There is no way you can plant a flag and assume it will still be there even 15 minutes later. .... The Boston Yeti Is Back, And Here's What He's Been Up To, In 1977 ...

Overlooked African-American Explorer at Center of Bahamian ...

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Jun 12, 2013 ... Matthew Henson in 1910 (via Wikimedia) and Tavares Strachan on his North Pole ... to be the first at the North Pole, including the successful journey in 1909. ... before realizing he'd overshot and returned for Peary and to plant the flag. ... BRIC Presents Portrait Exhibition 'Look up here, I'm in heaven'...

Famous Flags: Flags Raised in Exploration - CRW Flags Inc.

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Dec 27, 2014 ... Flags at the North Pole; First ascent of Everest ... 9 December 1909 from Peary to Edward Trenchard of the U.S. Navy League, ... Held by Peary's long-time assistant and comrade, Matthew Henson. ... The first one was a silk American flag which Mrs. Peary gave me ... A sketch of this flag can be viewed here.

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Feb 10, 2009 ... On September 6, 1909, Peary cabled the Associated Press from Labrador ... the assertion of Matthew Henson, Peary's African-American assistant, that he .... an achievement, like American astronauts planting a flag on the moon. .... pictured here with the captain of the "S.S. Roosevelt," Matthew A. Henson, ...

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Want to learn more about the GuideStar Nonprofit Program? Click here ... Matthew Henson was an American explorer who accompanied Robert Peary, most famously on an expedition intended to reach the Geographic North Pole in 1909. ... Henson proceeded to place the American flag at what he thought was the North ...

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