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Edgewood in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Jane Grey Swisshelm

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, July 24, 2011
1. Jane Grey Swisshelm Marker
Inscription.  Renowned editor, abolitionist, Civil War nurse, advocate of women's rights and temperance. Also author of "Half a Century, 1815-1865." Born Jane Grey Cannon at Pittsburgh December 6, 1815; died in old homestead on this site on July 22, 1884.
 
Erected 1959 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RRArts, Letters, MusicScience & MedicineWar, US CivilWomen. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 40° 25.708′ N, 79° 53.487′ W. Marker is in Edgewood, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is at the intersection of Braddock Avenue and Greendale Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Braddock Avenue. Located in median between Greendale Avenue and Parkway East (I-376) inbound on-ramp. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsburgh PA 15218, 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. World War I Memorial
Jane Grey Swisshelm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, July 24, 2011
2. Jane Grey Swisshelm Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); In Honor of Service (approx. 0.6 miles away); Frick Woods Nature Preserve (approx. 0.7 miles away); Influential Figures (approx. 0.7 miles away); Early Land Use (approx. 0.7 miles away); Welcome to the Frick Woods / Pennsylvania - Forest Land (approx. one mile away); Park Development (approx. one mile away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Jane Grey Swisshelm - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Jane Grey Cannon Swisshelm at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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3. Jane Grey Swisshelm
Courtesy: Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 742 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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