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Coal Miner's Daughter

Wall Street of the Rockies

 

Seventeenth Street Denver, Colorado

 
Coal Miner's Daughters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 9, 2019
1. Coal Miner's Daughters Marker
Inscription.  Josephine Roche, daughter of a wealthy coal mine operator, ran for governor in 1934. She advocated a progressive sales tax that fell heavily on the rich.

Although she lost the election, she became Assistant Secretary of Treasury, the second highest ranking woman in Franklin Roosevelt's administration.
 
Erected by Walk of Fame International. (Marker Number 4w.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wall Street of the Rockies marker series.
 
Location. 39° 44.946′ N, 104° 59.701′ W. Marker is in Denver, Colorado, in Denver County. Marker is on 17th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1126 17th Street, Denver CO 80202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. All Washed Up (within shouting distance of this marker); D&F Tower and Skyline Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Private Profits and the Public Good (within shouting distance of this marker); Cherry Creek Emigrant's Song
View of Coal Miner's Daughters Marker in sidewalk looking south. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 9, 2019
2. View of Coal Miner's Daughters Marker in sidewalk looking south.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Arapahoe Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Rails and Mountains (within shouting distance of this marker); Mint Robbery February 1864 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Yo Soy Joaquin (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Denver.
 
Also see . . .  Wall Street of the Rockies website on the Coal Miner's Daughters Marker. (Submitted on June 9, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 18, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 9, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 62 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 9, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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