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Doylestown in Bucks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Margaret Mead

(1901 - 1978)

 
 
Margaret Mead Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2009
1. Margaret Mead Marker
Inscription.
The world-renowned anthropologist and writer lived in this house and graduated in 1918 from Doylestown High School. Among her most famous works are “Coming of Age in Samoa” (1928) and “Male and Female” (1949).
 
Erected 1996 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 18.403′ N, 75° 8.12′ W. Marker is in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker is at the intersection of Court Street and West Street, on the right when traveling west on Court Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 225 W. Court Street, Doylestown PA 18901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Camp Lacey / Doylestown Fair (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Doylestown Agricultural Works (approx. 0.3 miles away); Doylestown Fire Company No. 1 World War II Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); 104th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bucks County Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bucks County Persian Gulf War Memorial (approx.
Margaret Mead House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2009
2. Margaret Mead House and Marker
0.4 miles away); Bucks County World War II Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bucks County Korean War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Doylestown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Margaret Mead. (Submitted on September 9, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Margaret Mead at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyAnthropologyEducationExplorationNotable Persons
 
Dr. Margaret Mead image. Click for full size.
By Edward Lynch, circa 1940
3. Dr. Margaret Mead
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 9, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,820 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 9, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on November 30, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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