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Sheridan-Kalorama in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Women of Influence

Sheridan Kalorama

 

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By Devry Becker Jones, January 13, 2018
1. Women of Influence Marker
Inscription.  Sheridan-Kalorama has been home to many influential women. While she lobbied our political leaders to support Nationalist China, Madame Chiang Kai-Shek lived nearby at 2443 Kalorama Rd. Others include presidential wives Eleanor Roosevelt, a wise political partner, civil rights leader and United Nations delegate; Lou Henry Hoover, president of the Red Cross; and Edith Galt Wilson, who after her husband's stroke controlled the White House. Shirley Temple Black, a child movie star who became ambassador to Ghana and Czechoslovakia, and Supreme Court justice Sandra Day O'Connor also lived here.
 
Erected by Cultural Tourism DC. (Marker Number 14.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCharity & Public WorkScience & MedicineWomen. In addition, it is included in the DC, Art on Call, and the Eleanor Roosevelt series lists.
 
Location. 38° 55.008′ N, 77° 3.31′ W. Marker is in Sheridan-Kalorama in Washington, District
Women of Influence Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 13, 2018
2. Women of Influence Marker
of Columbia. Marker is at the intersection of Tracy Place Northwest and Kalorama Road Northwest, on the right when traveling west on Tracy Place Northwest. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2449 Tracy Place Northwest, Washington DC 20008, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Diplomacy (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Simón Bolívar (1783-1830) (about 700 feet away); Chief Justices (about 800 feet away); The Lindens (approx. 0.2 miles away); Robert Emmet (approx. ¼ mile away); The Presidents (approx. ¼ mile away); Robert Emmet: Irish Patriot (approx. ¼ mile away); Kalorama (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sheridan-Kalorama.
 
Women of Influence Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 13, 2018
3. Women of Influence Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 13, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 143 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 13, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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