Jbeil (Byblos), Lebanon, Memorial to Humanitarian Maria Jacobsen

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Maria Jacobsen was a Danish missionary and a key witness to the Armenian genocide. Jacobsen is known as "Mayrik" (Armenian: mother) or "Mama" for her humanitarian efforts and having saved many Armenians during the genocide.

The statue and exhibit in her honor are located within the Armenian Genocide Orphans' "Aram Bezikian" Museum in Jbeil, Lebanon. (view image)
Type of Memorial:Commemorative Plaque, Exhibition
Physical Setting:Urban
Tourist Amenities:Yes
Physical Condition:Excellent
Location:Jbeil, Lebanon
Opening Date:2015

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