Winchester in Randolph County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
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.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Civil Rights • Government & Politics • Women. In addition, it is included in the Indiana Historical Bureau Markers, and the Quakerism series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1828.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 226 West Washington St, Winchester IN 47394, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War I War Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dedicated to All Veterans (about 400 feet away); Organized Religion (about 500 feet away); Randolph County History: 1818-2018 (about 500 feet away); James P. Goodrich (about 500 feet away); Education (about 500 feet away); Randolph County was organized in 1818 (about 500 feet away); Agriculture (about 500 feet 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.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 5, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 16, 2018, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 275 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 16, 2018, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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