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Jane Addams 1860 - 1935

The Extra Mile

 

óPoints of Light Volunteer Pathway ó

 
Jane Addams 1860 - 1935 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 28, 2015
1. Jane Addams 1860 - 1935 Marker
Inscription. In 1889, with Ellen Gates Starr, Jane Addams founded Hull House in Chicago, one of the nationís first settlement houses. It served as a community center for the poor and its success helped lead to the creation of hundreds of similar organizations in communities across the country. An active reformer throughout her career, Jane Addams was a leader in the womenís suffrage and pacifist movements and a recipient of the 1931 Nobel Peace Prize.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Points of Light Volunteer Pathway marker series.
 
Location. 38° 53.897′ N, 77° 1.832′ W. Marker is in Washington, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from G Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1310 G Street Northwest, Washington DC 20004, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Susan B. Anthony 1820 - 1906 (here, next to this marker); Dorothea Dix 1802 - 1887 (a few steps from this marker); The Church of the Epiphany (a few steps from this marker); Ida Wells-Barnett 1862 - 1921 (within shouting distance of this marker); W.E.B. DuBois 1868 - 1963 & Mary White Ovington 1865-1951
Jane Addams 1860 - 1935 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 28, 2015
2. Jane Addams 1860 - 1935 Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Luther and Charlotte Gulick (within shouting distance of this marker); Harriet Tubman circa 1820 - 1913 (within shouting distance of this marker); Children's Hospital (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Washington.
 
Also see . . .  Jane Addams. Points of Light. (Submitted on December 29, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Charity & Public Work
 
Jane Addams image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 28, 2015
3. Jane Addams
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 177 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on September 7, 2016.
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