Russell in Russell County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Mary "Mother" Bickerdyke
Civil War Nurse
1817 - 1901
Erected by Russell County Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Science & Medicine • War, US Civil • Women.
Location. 38° 53.608′ N, 98° 51.528′ W. Marker is in Russell, Kansas, in Russell County. Marker is on Kansas Street north of 8th Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker is at the Nicholas Gernon House Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 808 Kansas Street, Russell KS 67665, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nicholas Gernon Home (here, next to this marker); Nicholas Gernon Blacksmith Shop (a few steps from this marker); World War II Memorial Barn Quilt (a few steps from this marker); Irish Eyes Barn Quilt Pattern (a few steps from this marker); Kansas Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Dream Theater (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); U.S. Post Office / MuralReplica of the Statue of Liberty (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Russell.
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 30, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 262 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 30, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.