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Lowell in Dodge County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Lowell Women Firefighters

 
 
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By Keith L, September 27, 2009
1. Lowell Women Firefighters Marker
Inscription. On July 11, 1972, three women joined the ranks of the Lowell Volunteer Fire Department, setting a precedent for official recognition of women firefighters in Wisconsin. The Lowell women firefighters were conferred all the voting rights and office holding privileges as their male counterparts in the fire department.
 
Erected 1999 by the Wisconsin Historical Society. (Marker Number 421.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 43° 20.392′ N, 88° 49.232′ W. Marker is in Lowell, Wisconsin, in Dodge County. Marker is on North River Street north of Mill Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in front of the Lowell Public Library / Fire - Rescue Building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 105 North River Street, Lowell WI 53557, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. World War II Memorial (approx. 6.7 miles away); Adrian "Addie" Joss (approx. 7.4 miles away); Adrian Joss '98 (approx. 7.9 miles away); Emerson P. Hawley '91
Lowell Women Firefighters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, September 27, 2009
2. Lowell Women Firefighters Marker
(approx. 8 miles away); Wayland Hall (approx. 8.1 miles away); Frederick Douglass (approx. 8.1 miles away); Dodge County Memorial Park (approx. 8.7 miles away); Farmers & Merchants Union Bank (approx. 9.8 miles away).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 3, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,155 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 3, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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