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Adelphi in Prince George's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Mother Jones

“Grand Old Champion of Labor”

 
 
Mother Jones Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By F. Robby, January 2, 2004
1. Mother Jones Marker
Inscription.  Mary Harris “Mother” Jones, the legendary labor organizer, spent a life fighting for unions and the rights of workers. She died at the Burgess Farm near here on November 30, 1930, aged 100 years.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Trust, Maryland State Highway Administration.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureLabor UnionsWomen. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1895.
 
Location. 39° 1.603′ N, 76° 57.881′ W. Marker is in Adelphi, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker is on Powder Mill Road (Maryland Route 212) 0.1 miles Riggs Road (Maryland Route 212). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hyattsville MD 20783, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Natural Treasures (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Fall Line and the Gorge (approx. 2.1 miles away); Brown’s Tavern (approx. 2.2 miles away); Site of Rhodes’ Tavern (approx. 2.2 miles away); Beltsville Agricultural Research Center - West
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(approx. 2.2 miles away); The Rachel Carson Greenway (approx. 2.2 miles away); Burnt Mills (approx. 2.2 miles away); Rachel Carson (approx. 2.2 miles away).
 
Mother Jones "Grand Old Champion of Labor" Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Fuchs, July 19, 2007
2. Mother Jones "Grand Old Champion of Labor" Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 11, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,786 times since then and 108 times this year. Last updated on November 18, 2012, by Geoff Marsh of Beltsville, Maryland. Photos:   1. submitted on November 18, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   2. submitted on September 11, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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