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Richland Center in Richland County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Ada James

1876 – 1952

 
 
Ada James Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Keith L, May 5, 2009
1. Ada James Marker
Inscription. Born in Richland Center, Ada James was an important suffrage leader, campaigning throughout Wisconsin in support of womenís right to vote. In 1919, James mobilized her father, a state legislator, to deliver Wisconsinís ratification papers to Washington, D. C., making Wisconsin the first state in the Nation to ratify the Nineteenth Amendment.
 
Erected 1998 by the Wisconsin Historical Society. (Marker Number 363.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 43° 20.579′ N, 90° 23.36′ W. Marker is in Richland Center, Wisconsin, in Richland County. Marker is at the intersection of West 6th Street (U.S. 14) and North Orange Street (U.S. 14) on West 6th Street. Click for map. Marker is at Krouskop Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 460 West 6th Street, Richland Center WI 53581, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Birthplace of GTE (a few steps from this marker); Krouskop Park (a few steps from this marker); Wisconsin Purple Heart Memorial Highway (approx. 0.3 miles away); Boaz Mastodon
Ada James Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Keith L, May 5, 2009
2. Ada James Marker
(approx. 5.8 miles away); Rural Electrification (approx. 5.8 miles away); Richard M. Brewer (approx. 6.9 miles away); Ocooch Mountains (approx. 6.9 miles away); The Little Rock (approx. 7.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Richland Center.
 
Also see . . .  Ada James. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on May 9, 2009.) 
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 780 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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