Indianapolis in Marion County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Widows and Orphans Friends’ Society
As public policy and funding evolved in the twentieth century, the Society changed its name, location, and specific functions as it strove to address the needs of children and families. Since 1961, organization has offered services as the Children’s Bureau of Indianapolis, Inc.
Erected 2003 by Indiana Historical Bureau and Children’s Bureau of Indianapolis, Inc. (Marker Number 49.2003.1.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
Location. 39° 47.131′ N, 86° 9.669′ W. Marker is in Indianapolis, Indiana, in Marion County. Marker is on Capitol Avenue. Touch for map. Located on the east side of Capitol
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Home of Caroline Scott Harrison (approx. 0.4 miles away); Brig. General Benjamin Harrison (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Freeman (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Old Northside (approx. 0.4 miles away); Crispus Attucks High School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Indiana Federation of Colored Women’s Clubs (approx. 0.6 miles away); USS Indianapolis CA-35 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Zerelda G. Wallace (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Indianapolis.
Categories. • Charity & Public Work •
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