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Richland Center in Richland County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Ada James

1876 – 1952

 
 
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By Keith L, May 5, 2009
1. Ada James Marker
Inscription.  Born in Richland Center, Ada James was an important suffrage leader, campaigning throughout Wisconsin in support of women’s right to vote. In 1919, James mobilized her father, a state legislator, to deliver Wisconsin’s ratification papers to Washington, D. C., making Wisconsin the first state in the Nation to ratify the Nineteenth Amendment.
 
Erected 1998 by the Wisconsin Historical Society. (Marker Number 363.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 43° 20.579′ N, 90° 23.36′ W. Marker is in Richland Center, Wisconsin, in Richland County. Marker is at the intersection of West 6th Street (U.S. 14) and North Orange Street (U.S. 14) on West 6th Street. Marker is at Krouskop Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 460 West 6th Street, Richland Center WI 53581, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Birthplace of GTE (a few steps from this marker); Krouskop Park (a few steps from this marker); Wisconsin Purple Heart Memorial Highway
Ada James Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, May 5, 2009
2. Ada James Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Boaz Mastodon (approx. 5.8 miles away); Rural Electrification (approx. 5.8 miles away); Richard M. Brewer (approx. 6.9 miles away); Ocooch Mountains (approx. 6.9 miles away); The Little Rock (approx. 7.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richland Center.
 
Also see . . .  Ada James. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on May 9, 2009.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 5, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 9, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 958 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 9, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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