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Tacoma in Pierce County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
 

Margaret Meeker Davis

1881-1960

 
 
Margaret Meeker Davis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 25, 2016
1. Margaret Meeker Davis Marker
Inscription.  Margaret (Maggie) Davis was a Puyallup Indian. Married at 16, she raised 14 children in Old Tacoma. She would strap her children to her back and row across the bay to Vashon to dig for clams.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWomen.
 
Location. 47° 16.481′ N, 122° 27.909′ W. Marker is in Tacoma, Washington, in Pierce County. Marker is at the intersection of North 30th Street and McCarver Street, on the right when traveling east on North 30th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tacoma WA 98403, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nettie Asberry (a few steps from this marker); Janet Elder Steele (within shouting distance of this marker); Fannie C. Paddock (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Alice Maude Smith, M.D. (about 400 feet away); Jennie Jones (about 500 feet away); Emma Smith Devoe (about 500 feet away); Ester Allstrum (about 700 feet away); Job Carr's Cabin (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tacoma.
 
More about this marker. The marker can be found embedded in the sidewalk on the southeast corner of the intersection of
North 30th Street and McCarver Street.
 
Margaret Meeker Davis Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 25, 2016
2. Margaret Meeker Davis Marker - wide view
The marker is (barely) visible here, embedded in the sidewalk.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 13, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 39 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 13, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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