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Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Mother Jones

(1830-1930)

 
 
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By Brandon Kantner, November 12, 2014
1. Mother Jones Marker
Inscription. Mary Harris Jones began the March of the Factory Children here, July 1903, to dramatize the need for child labor legislation. Born in Ireland, Jones was an organizer and inspiring presence in the U.S. coal, steel, and textile labor movements.
 
Erected 1994 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.153′ N, 75° 9.846′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street and 15th Street on Market Street. Click for map. The marker is on the grounds of City Hall. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19102, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Public Sector Collective Bargaining (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Anne Brancato Wood (about 400 feet away); Broad Street Station (about 400 feet away); Philadelphia (about 400 feet away); Motherís Day (about 400 feet away); Masonic Temple Philadelphia (about 500 feet away); Edmund N. Bacon (about 600 feet away); Girl Scout Cookies (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Also see . . .  Mary Harris Jones - Wikipedia. (Submitted on March 27, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
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By Don Morfe, March 23, 2015
2. Mother Jones Marker

 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkLabor Unions
 
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By Don Morfe, May 17, 2015
3. Mother Jones Marker
 
 
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