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Upper Providence Township in Delaware County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Anna Howard Shaw

(1847-1919)

 
 
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By Don Morfe, May 16, 2015
1. Anna Howard Shaw Marker
Inscription.  A doctor and theologian, Shaw was national lecturer for the National American Women’s Suffrage Association and a colleague of Susan B. Anthony. As head of the Women’s Committee of the US Council of National Defense she coordinated all women’s defense activities during WWI and was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal for her efforts. She lived near here from 1908 until her death, just before ratification of the Women’s Suffrage Amendment.
 
Erected 2014 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Civil RightsScience & MedicineWar, World IWomen. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, and the Women's Suffrage 🗳️ series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1908.
 
Location. 39° 54.358′ N, 75° 23.794′ W. Marker is in Upper Providence Township, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker is at the intersection of South Orange Street and S Ridley Creek Rd on South Orange Street
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By Don Morfe, May 16, 2015
2. Anna Howard Shaw Marker
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. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 701 S Ridley Creek Rd, Media PA 19063, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mildred Scott Olmsted (approx. 0.7 miles away); Minquas' Path (approx. 0.7 miles away); Rose Valley Historic District (approx. 0.8 miles away); McCain Rally (approx. 0.9 miles away); Delaware County Courthouse (approx. one mile away); Delaware County (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Delaware County Courthouse (approx. one mile away); Ronald Reagan (approx. one mile away).
 
Also see . . .  Anna Howard Shaw - Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 18, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 18, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 549 times since then and 49 times this year. Last updated on December 22, 2015, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 18, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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