Cleveland in Cuyahoga County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Frances Payne Bolton
Francis Bolton served on the House Foreign Affairs Committee where she pushed for recognition of the strategic importance of Africa and the Middle East in the ideological battle against Communism. She was the first woman to lead a congressional delegation abroad, and served as the first woman congressional delegate to the United Nations. An early conservationist, she masterminded the plan to preserve the view from Mount Vernon, the historic birthplace of George Washington. She died in Lyndhurst and is buried in Cleveland's Lake View Cemetery.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
Location. 41° 30.315′ N, 81° 36.223′ W. Marker is in Cleveland, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker can be reached from Cornell Road. Touch for map. Marker is in front of the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing. Marker is in this post office area: Cleveland OH 44106, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Cozad-Bates House / Anti-Slavery and Abolition (approx. ¼ mile away); Michelson-Morley Experiment (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of the Home of the Poet Harold Hart Crane (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Arthur G. McKee House (approx. half a mile away); L. Pearl Mitchell (approx. 0.6 miles away); University Circle (approx. 0.6 miles away); Federation of India Community Association (approx. 0.6 miles away); In Memory of the Teachers and Children Who Lost Their Lives in the Collinwood School Fire (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cleveland.
Also see . . . The Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing. (Submitted on September 29, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 29, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,144 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 29, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.