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Jane Addams

 
 
Jane Addams Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, November 2007
1. Jane Addams Marker
Inscription. To commemorate the seventy fifth birthday of
Jane Addams
September 6, 1935
Founder of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom
1860-1935
 
Location. 40° 42.842′ N, 74° 0.368′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker can be reached from Chambers Street near Broadway, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. The marker is flat in the ground at the north edge of City Hall Park. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10012, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Broadway-Chambers Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Lieutenant Colonel Isaac Barre (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); City Hall (about 500 feet away); Surrogates Court (about 500 feet away); "Sankofa" (about 500 feet away); First Almshouse (about 500 feet away); 200th Anniversary of the Construction of City Hall (about 500 feet away); The Rotunda (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .  Jane Addams, at Wikipedia. (Submitted on February 25, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkWomen
 
Jane Addams marker site image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, March 3, 2019
2. Jane Addams marker site
The Tweed Courthouse in the background.
Jane Addams, "The Mother of Social Work" image. Click for full size.
By George de Forest Brush, 1906
3. Jane Addams, "The Mother of Social Work"
Jane Addams, 1906, by George de Forest Brush (1855–1941). National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution via Wikipedia
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 14, 2019. This page originally submitted on February 25, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Last updated on February 27, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos:   1. submitted on February 25, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   2. submitted on March 3, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   3. submitted on February 25, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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