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Emalea Pusey Warner (1853-1948)

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, March 15, 2019
1. Emalea Pusey Warner (1853-1948) Marker
Inscription.  Emalea Pusey Warner was one of the most influential women in the history of the University of Delaware. She was the first woman appointed to its Board of Trustees, serving from 1928-42.

The project closest to Mrs. Warner's heart was the Women's College of Delaware, which she helped establish and supported throughout its 31 year existence, from 1914-45.

The outstanding senior woman in each graduating class is presented with the Emalea P. Warner Award.

Warner Hall, originally called Residence Hall, was completed in 1914. Its cornerstone contains women's suffrage literature and other memorabilia. The interior furnishings ware true to Mrs. Warner's preferences and include some of her original choices.
 
Erected by University of Delaware.
 
Location. 39° 40.534′ N, 75° 45.139′ W. Marker is in Newark, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is on The Green north of East Park Place, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newark DE 19716, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Laurel Hall (within
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By Devry Becker Jones, March 15, 2019
2. Emalea Pusey Warner (1853-1948) Marker
shouting distance of this marker); Squire Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Sussex Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Kent Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Winifred J. Robinson (1867-1962) (about 300 feet away); New Castle Hall (about 400 feet away); Beatrice Hartshorn (1897-1972) (about 500 feet away); Annie Jump Cannon (1863-1941) (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newark.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 16, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 16, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 16, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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