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Cedarville in Stephenson County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Cedarville

 
 
Cedarville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Donald Yochem
1. Cedarville Marker
Inscription.  Birthplace of Jane Addams 1860 - 1935 Humanitarian, Feminist, Social Worker, Reformer, Educator, Author, Publicist, Founder of Hull House, Pioneer, Settlement Center Chicago, 1889. President Women's International League for Peace and, Freedom. Nobel Peace Prize, 1931.
 
Erected 1951 by Illinois State Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkPeaceWomen. In addition, it is included in the Illinois State Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 42° 22.527′ N, 89° 37.972′ W. Marker is in Cedarville, Illinois, in Stephenson County. Marker is on North Stephenson Street north of Woodland Drive, on the left when traveling east. In park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cedarville IL 61013, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. People's State Bank (approx. 6˝ miles away); Central House (approx. 6˝ miles away); Second Joint Appearance (approx. 8.9 miles away).
 
<i>Portrait of Jane Addams holding a book</i> image. Click for full size.
Fred Hollyer (photo courtesy of the Univ. of Illinois at Chicago Library), circa 1896
2. Portrait of Jane Addams holding a book
"Half length seated portrait of Jane Addams holding a book and seated at a table or desk, taken on a visit to London with Mary Rozet Smith."
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 16, 2019, by Donald Yochem of West Bend, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 134 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 16, 2019, by Donald Yochem of West Bend, Wisconsin.   2. submitted on January 17, 2019. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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