Cleveland in Cuyahoga County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Frances Payne Bolton
Francis Bolton served on the House Foreign Affairs Committee where she pushed for recognition of the strategic importance of Africa and the Middle East in the ideological battle against Communism. She was the first woman to lead a congressional delegation abroad, and served as the first woman congressional delegate to the United Nations. An early conservationist, she masterminded the plan to preserve
Erected 2003 by the Ohio Bicentennial Commission, the International Paper Company Foundation and the Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 40-18.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Charity & Public Work • Science & Medicine • War, Cold • Women. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1940.
Location. 41° 30.315′ N, 81° 36.223′ W. Marker is in Cleveland, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker can be reached from Cornell Road. Marker is in front of the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cleveland OH 44106, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Cozad-Bates House / Anti-Slavery and Abolition (approx. ¼ mile away); Michelson-Morley Experiment (approx. ¼ mile away); Fields of Ideals (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of the Home of the Poet Harold Hart Crane (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Arthur G. McKee House (approx. half a mile away); L. Pearl MitchellUniversity Circle (approx. 0.6 miles away); In Memory of the Teachers and Children Who Lost Their Lives in the Collinwood School Fire (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cleveland.
Also see . . . The Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing. (Submitted on September 29, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 29, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,382 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 29, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.