Winchester in Randolph County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Born in Randolph Co. circa 1828i to Quaker family, Way was advocate for women’s rights and temperance. Founding member of Indiana Woman’s Rights Association, 1851; participant in “Whisky Riot” here, 1854; and nurse in Civil War. She revived woman’s association in 1869. By 1872, she served as a Methodist Episcopal minister, but joined the Society of Friends, 1884.
Way lectured throughout the U.S. on suffrage and temperance. She held national offices in Independent Order of Good Templars and was member of Woman’s Christian Temperance Union. In 1869, she helped found American Woman’s Suffrage Association and a national prohibition party. Idaho Prohibition Party nominated her for U.S. Congress, 1900. Died 1914 in California.
Erected 2013. (Marker Number 68 2013.1.)
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 40° 10.357′ N, 84° 59.013′ W. Marker was in Winchester, Indiana, in Randolph County. Marker was on Indiana Route 32, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 226 West Washington St., Winchester IN 47394, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers World War I War Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dedicated to All Veterans (about 400 feet away); Randolph County (Indiana) (about 600 feet away); First in Nation (about 600 feet away); Civil War Memorial - Randolph County Indiana (about 600 feet away); W.W. II and Korean Conflict - War Memorial (about 600 feet away); Revolutionary War Memorial (about 700 feet away); Randolph County Quakers (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
More about this marker. Marker was installed in front of the Hughes Pic-A-Pak Liquor Store
marker is confirmed missing. I spoke with two witnesses who explained that a “Home City Ice truck” backed over the marker. Ironically the marker for a prohibitionist was installed in front of a liquor store, only to be knocked down by an ice truck.
— Submitted July 16, 2018, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio.
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