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Fort Wayne in Allen County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

These are the Hamilton Women of Fort Wayne

 
 
Edith, Alice, and Agnes Hamilton Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 30, 2008
1. Edith, Alice, and Agnes Hamilton Marker
Inscription. Edith (seated), scholar of Greek and Roman mythology, wrote the classic text, The Greek Way.
Alice (standing), Edith's sister, influential industrial physician, advanced the reform of unsafe working conditions in our nation's factories.
Agnes (with young child), their cousin, accomplished painter and child advocate, worked in settlement houses and founded Fort Wayne's YWCA.
The Hamilton women have made lasting contributions to the well being of citizens on both local and national levels. Fort Wayne is proud of them.
 
Erected by City of Fort Wayne.
 
Location. 41° 5.187′ N, 85° 8.321′ W. Marker is in Fort Wayne, Indiana, in Allen County. Marker can be reached from Clinton Street. Click for map. Marker and statues are in Headwaters Park, about 400 feet ESE of the Clinton Street Bridge over the Saint Mary's River. Marker is at or near this postal address: 333 S. Clinton Street, Fort Wayne IN 46802, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Emerine Jane Holman Hamilton (a few steps from this marker); Jail Flats (a few steps from this marker); League Park (a few steps from this marker); Duck Creek: Early Industry and Business Development
Edith, Alice, and Agnes Hamilton Statues and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 30, 2008
2. Edith, Alice, and Agnes Hamilton Statues and Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Earliest Railroad (within shouting distance of this marker); The Floods (within shouting distance of this marker); The Wabash & Erie Canal (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Early Effort To Build A Park (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Wayne.
 
Also see . . .
1. Headwaters Park Website. (Submitted on March 15, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Alice Hamilton from Wikipedia. (Submitted on March 15, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Edith Hamilton from Wikipedia. (Submitted on March 15, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Edith Hamilton image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 30, 2008
3. Edith Hamilton
Agnes Hamilton image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 30, 2008
4. Agnes Hamilton
Downtown Fort Wayne in background.
Alice Hamilton image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 30, 2008
5. Alice Hamilton
Headwaters Park image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 30, 2008
6. Headwaters Park
View of downtown Fort Wayne taken about 100 yards east of the Hamilton Women memorial.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 3,419 times since then and 322 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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