Bloomington in McLean County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Florence Fifer Bohrer
(1877 - 1960)
A well-known civic leader in McLean County, Ms. Bohrer helped establish the Tuberculosis Sanitarium in 1919 and chaired the Emergency Relief Commission during the Great Depression.
Erected 2005 by League of Women Voters, the Franklin Park Association, and the Illinois State Historical Society.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Women. In addition, it is included in the Illinois State Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1925.
Location. 40° 29.204′ N, 88° 59.323′ W. Marker is in Bloomington, Illinois, in McLean CountyTouch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 909 North McLean Street, Bloomington IL 61701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Home of Joseph W. Fifer (here, next to this marker); Home of Adlai E. Stevenson I (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Franklin Square Historic District (about 400 feet away); William Florville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lincoln's Real Estate (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Pike House (approx. half a mile away); Bloomington, Illinois (approx. half a mile away); Risk of the Road (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bloomington.
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