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Near Swissvale 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.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission marker series.
 
Location. 40° 25.708′ N, 79° 53.487′ W. Marker is near Swissvale, 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Homestead Strike (approx. 1.1 miles away); Frank Conrad (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Homewood Cemetery (approx. 1.4 miles away); Bost Building
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By Mike Wintermantel, July 24, 2011
2. Jane Grey Swisshelm Marker
(approx. 1 miles away); a different marker also named Bost Building (approx. 1 miles away); Carnegie Library of Homestead Swim Team (approx. 1.6 miles away); Carnegie Library of Homestead (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Homestead Grays (approx. 1.7 miles 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.)
 
Categories. Civil RightsScience & MedicineWar, US CivilWomen
 
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3. Jane Grey Swisshelm
Courtesy: Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 1, 2020. This page originally submitted on July 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 684 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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