Indianapolis in Marion County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Zerelda G. Wallace
(Back): She spoke nationally on temperance and suffrage. On January 21, 1875, she testified before Indiana General Assembly, presenting 21,050 signatures on temperance petitions from 47 counties. On January 23, 1880, she testified before U.S. Senate, Judiciary Committee on woman's right to vote. Died March 19, 1901; buried in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Erected 2004 by Indiana Historical Bureau, Indiana Commission for Women, Indiana Women's History Association, and Central Christian Church. (Marker Number 49.2004.4.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
Location. 39° 46.636′ N, 86° 9.201′ W. Marker is in Indianapolis, Indiana, in Marion County. Marker is at the intersection of Fort Wayne Avenue and North Delaware Street, on the left when traveling south Touch for map. Located at the side of the Central Christian Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 701 North Delaware Street, Indianapolis IN 46204, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Indiana State Meeting of the Christian Churches (within shouting distance of this marker); Athenaeum (approx. 0.3 miles away); Roberts Park United Methodist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); John Freeman (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lockerbie Square (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Old Northside (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Home of Caroline Scott Harrison (approx. half a mile away); Brig. General Benjamin Harrison (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Indianapolis.
Also see . . .
1. Zerelda G. Wallace. Annotated version of the marker text. (Submitted on January 8, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Zerelda Wallace Biographical Entry. Wallace was also the step-mother of Lew Wallace, noted author of Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ, statesman, and Civil War General. (Submitted on January 8, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • Civil Rights • Notable Persons • Women •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 8, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,550 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 8, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.