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Lowell in Dodge County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Lowell Women Firefighters

 
 
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By Keith L, September 27, 2009
1. Lowell Women Firefighters Marker
Inscription.  On July 11, 1972, three women joined the ranks of the Lowell Volunteer Fire Department, setting a precedent for official recognition of women firefighters in Wisconsin. The Lowell women firefighters were conferred all the voting rights and office holding privileges as their male counterparts in the fire department.
 
Erected 1999 by the Wisconsin Historical Society. (Marker Number 421.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkNotable EventsWomen. In addition, it is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 43° 20.392′ N, 88° 49.232′ W. Marker is in Lowell, Wisconsin, in Dodge County. Marker is on North River Street north of Mill Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker is in front of the Lowell Public Library / Fire - Rescue Building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 105 North River Street, Lowell WI 53557, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. World War II Memorial
Lowell Women Firefighters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, September 27, 2009
2. Lowell Women Firefighters Marker
(approx. 6.7 miles away); Adrian "Addie" Joss (approx. 7.4 miles away); Adrian Joss '98 (approx. 7.9 miles away); Emerson P. Hawley '91 (approx. 8 miles away); Wayland Hall (approx. 8.1 miles away); Frederick Douglass (approx. 8.1 miles away); Dodge County Memorial Park (approx. 8.7 miles away); Farmers & Merchants Union Bank (approx. 9.8 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 3, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,281 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 3, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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