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Glen Dale in Marshall County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Harriet B. Jones

(b. 3 June 1856; d. 28 June 1943)

 
 
Harriet B. Jones Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, July 7, 2012
1. Harriet B. Jones Marker
Inscription. Born 3 June 1856, in 1885 was first licensed woman physician in state; opened private practice then hospital in Wheeling, 1892. Jones was active in temperance and women's suffrage; and promoted establishment of state sanitariums in Terra Alta & Denmar, industrial school for girls in Salem and the children's home in Elkins. Elected in 1924 to represent Marshall County in House. Died 28 June 1943.
 
Erected 2006 by Celebration 2000 - West Virginia Division of Archives and History.
 
Location. 39° 57.275′ N, 80° 45.229′ W. Marker is in Glen Dale, West Virginia, in Marshall County. Marker is at the intersection of Wheeling Avenue (West Virginia Route 2) and 1st Street, on the right when traveling north on Wheeling Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Glen Dale WV 26038, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Foreman Massacre (approx. 2 miles away); Forman Massacre (approx. 2 miles away); Lindy’s Landing (approx. 2.1 miles away); Recipients of the Purple Heart (approx. 2.5 miles away); Old Brick School House
Harriet B. Jones Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, July 7, 2012
2. Harriet B. Jones Marker
(approx. 2.5 miles away); Volunteers in the Spanish-American War (approx. 2.5 miles away); Marshall County Commemorates Service Men and Women (approx. 2.5 miles away); Moundsville / Capt. James Harrod (approx. 2.5 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. People of State Owe Much to Dr. Harriet B. Jones First Woman To Be Doctor In The State. Article from the Morgantown Post November 13, 1937 on West Virginia Archives and History webpage (Submitted on July 7, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Dr. Harriet B. Jones. Biography -- Changing the Face of Medicine, National Library of Medicine. (Submitted on January 1, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Science & Medicine
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 343 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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