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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.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Civil RightsWomen. In addition, it is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society, and the Women's Suffrage 🗳️ series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1919.
 
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
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By Keith L, May 5, 2009
2. Ada James Marker
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. Birthplace of GTE (a few steps from this marker); Krouskop Park (a few steps from this marker); Wisconsin Purple Heart Memorial Highway (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.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 5, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 9, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,021 times since then and 28 times this year. 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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