Indiana Historical Bureau Jewish Historical Markers

Historical Marker for Ambassador and HumanitarianJames G. McDonald’s Hometown and Final resting place in Albany, Indiana.

James Grover McDonald worked tirelessly to rescue thousands of Jewish lives during the Holocaust and became America’s first Ambassador to Israel in 1950. This Historical Marker was unveiled in 2022

This marker was installed with the help of the Jewish American Society for Historic Preservation, The Delaware County Historical Society, and The Indiana Jewish Historical Society, which was also the First State Historical Marker Dedicated by the Indiana Jewish Historical Society.