Mount Vernon in Knox County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Mary Ann Ball
Erected 1998 by Ohio Bicentennial Commission, The Longaberger Company, Knox County Renaissance Foundation, and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 3-42.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
Location. 40° 23.625′ N, 82° 29.117′ W. Marker is in Mount Vernon, Ohio, in Knox County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (State Touch for map. Marker is on the NW side of the public square. Marker is in this post office area: Mount Vernon OH 43050, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Knox County Veterans Walk of Honor (within shouting distance of this marker); Vallandigham's Speech, 1863 (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Soldiers Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Johnny Appleseed's Early Landholdings (approx. 0.3 miles away); Little Indian Fields (approx. 1.2 miles away); Mt. Vernon (approx. 1.4 miles away); Lakeholm Administration Building (approx. 1.7 miles away); Mount Vernon Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Vernon.
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Also see . . . Mother Bickerdyke. Mary Ann Bickerdyke started supporting the armies in 1861. By the end of the war she was held in high regard by many of the leading generals. When a Union surgeon complained she was obstructing his work, General Sherman is said to have responded, "... I can't help you. She ranks me. You'll have to see President Lincoln." (Submitted on October 20, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • Charity & Public Work • Notable Persons • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 30, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 20, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 2,700 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 20, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.