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Lucretia C. Mott

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2009
1. Lucretia C. Mott Marker
Inscription.  Nearby stood “Roadside,” the home of the ardent Quakeress, Lucretia C. Mott (1793-1880). Her most notable work was in connection with antislavery, women's rights, temperance and peace.
 
Erected 1974 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RRChurches & ReligionCivil RightsWomen. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, and the Quakerism ⛪ series lists.
 
Location. 40° 3.863′ N, 75° 8.13′ W. Marker is in Cheltenham Township, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Old York Road (Pennsylvania Route 611) and Latham Park, on the right when traveling south on Old York Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Latham Park, Elkins Park PA 19027, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Village of La Mott (approx. 0.3 miles away); Camp William Penn (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named
Lucretia C. Mott Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2009
2. Lucretia C. Mott Marker
Looking south along Old York Road.
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Camp William Penn (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Paul's Episcopal Church (approx. half a mile away); Address by President Lincoln (approx. one mile away); In The Battle of Germantown (approx. one mile away); A National Cemetery System (approx. one mile away); Shoemaker-Bosler Mill Site (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cheltenham Township.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Lucretia Coffin Mott Papers Project. (Submitted on September 2, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Cheltenham Township. Where Mott and many other distinguished Americans lived. (Submitted on September 2, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

3. Lucretia C. Mott - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

4. Lucretia Mott at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Gate to Latham Park image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2009
3. Gate to Latham Park
An exclusive residential community constructed after Mott's residence was demolished in 1911.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 2, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,448 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 2, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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