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Glen Dale in Marshall County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Harriet B. Jones

(b. 3 June 1856; d. 28 June 1943)

 
 
Harriet B. Jones Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, July 7, 2012
1. Harriet B. Jones Marker
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Born 3 June 1856, in 1885 was first licensed woman physician in state; opened private practice then hospital in Wheeling, 1892. Jones was active in temperance and women's suffrage; and promoted establishment of state sanitariums in Terra Alta & Denmar, industrial school for girls in Salem and the children's home in Elkins. Elected in 1924 to represent Marshall County in House. Died 28 June 1943.
 
Erected 2006 by Celebration 2000 - West Virginia Division of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Science & MedicineWomen. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History, and the Women's Suffrage series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is June 3, 1856.
 
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 39° 57.275′ N, 80° 45.229′ W. Marker was in Glen Dale, West Virginia, in Marshall County. Marker was at the intersection of Wheeling Avenue (West Virginia Route 2) and 1st Street, on the right when traveling north
Harriet B. Jones Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, July 7, 2012
2. Harriet B. Jones Marker
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on Wheeling Avenue. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Glen Dale WV 26038, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Glen Dale (approx. 0.2 miles away); Veteran's Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Cockayne Farm / Samuel A.J. Cockayne (approx. 0.8 miles away); Bennett Cockane House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Cockayne Privy (approx. 0.8 miles away); Native American Earthen Mound (approx. 0.8 miles away); Community Garden (approx. 0.9 miles away); Foreman Massacre (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glen Dale.
 
Also see . . .  Dr. Harriet B. Jones. Changing the Face of Medicine, National Library of Medicine website entry (Submitted on January 1, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 11, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 7, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 556 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 7, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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May. 19, 2022