Henderson in Henderson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Nurse Mary W. Arvin
Following the war, she continued her lifelong career of nursing in Ky and Florida. Married twice; both husbands preceded her in death. She died Sept. 9, 1947, in Henderson. In March 2006, she was inducted into Ky. Commission on Women's "Ky. Women Remembered." Her portrait hangs permanently in the Kentucky State Capitol.
Erected 2007 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2241.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Science & Medicine • War, World I • Women. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is June 30, 1918.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 920 Madison Street, Henderson KY 42420, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fernwood Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); Delano-Alves House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Stewart House (approx. half a mile away); Home of Lucy Furman (approx. 0.7 miles away); Powell-Martin House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Mothers Day (approx. 0.8 miles away); St. Paul's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); The African Baptist Church (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Henderson.
Also see . . .
1. Nurse Mary W. Arvin. From Kentucky Historical Society's ExploreKYHistory series. (Submitted on April 27, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
2. An Angel of Mercy Under Fire: Kentucky’s Most Decorated First World War Female Veteran. By John Trowbridge, Kentucky National Guard Command Historian. Archive of original March 9, 2015 post. (Submitted on April 27, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 27, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 23 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 27, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.