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Lucretia C. Mott

 
 
Lucretia C. Mott Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2009
1. Lucretia C. Mott Marker
Inscription. Nearby stood “Roadside,” the home of the ardent Quakeress, Lucretia C. Mott (1793-1880). Her most notable work was in connection with antislavery, women's rights, temperance and peace.
 
Erected 1974 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 3.863′ N, 75° 8.13′ W. Marker is in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Old York Road (Pennsylvania Route 611) and Latham Park, on the right when traveling south on Old York Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elkins Park PA 19027, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Village of La Mott (approx. 0.3 miles away); Camp William Penn (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Camp William Penn (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Paul's Episcopal Church (approx. half a mile away); Shoemaker-Bosler Mill Site (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Shoemaker-Bosler Mill Site (approx. one mile away); Wall House (The Ivy) (approx. one mile away); First Assembly of Abington Friends Meeting (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Elkins Park.
 
Also see . . .
Lucretia C. Mott Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2009
2. Lucretia C. Mott Marker
Looking south along Old York Road.

1. The Lucretia Coffin Mott Papers Project. (Submitted on September 2, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Cheltenham Township. Where Mott and many other distinguished Americans lived. (Submitted on September 2, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

3. Lucretia C. Mott - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

4. Lucretia Mott at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Gate to Latham Park image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2009
3. Gate to Latham Park
An exclusive residential community constructed after Mott's residence was demolished in 1911.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,248 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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