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Near Oswego in Oswego County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Birthplace Dr. Mary Edwards Walker

 
 
Birthplace Dr. Mary Edwards Walker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 22, 2015
1. Birthplace Dr. Mary Edwards Walker Marker
Inscription. Birthplace Dr. Mary Edwards Walker 1832-1919 Medal of Honor For Service in the Civil War
 
Erected 1977 by Oswego Town Board.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
 
Location. 43° 24.239′ N, 76° 33.189′ W. Marker is near Oswego, New York, in Oswego County. Marker is on Bunker Hill Road 1.1 miles north of Tug Hill Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. The marker is between County Route 20 and County Route 7. South of County Route 20 and North of Tug Hill Road. Marker is at or near this postal address: 233 Bunker Hill Road, Oswego NY 13126, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mary E Walker (approx. 1.4 miles away); Rural Cemetery (approx. 1.5 miles away); Underground Station (approx. 1.6 miles away); Fort George (approx. 4.2 miles away); The Oswego Canal (approx. 4.2 miles away); Age of Iron Horses (approx. 4.2 miles away); Early Shipping (approx. 4.2 miles away); River Industries (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oswego.
 
Regarding Birthplace Dr. Mary Edwards Walker. Dr. Mary Edwards Walker (1832-1919)
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By Dale K. Benington, July 22, 2015
2. Birthplace Dr. Mary Edwards Walker Marker
View of the marker, looking in the direction of where I would presume Doctor Walker's birth home use to be located.
was the only woman to be awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor. She received the medal for her service as a surgeon to the Union Army during the US Civil War. She was a champion for women's rights including women's suffrage, temperance, abolition and women's dress reform.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRCivil RightsWar, US Civil
 
Gravesite of Dr. Mary Edwards Walker image. Click for full size.
By Dean Moss McCracken, October 19, 2011
3. Gravesite of Dr. Mary Edwards Walker
Dr Mary Edwards Walker is buried 3.3 miles away from her birthplace at Oswego Rural Cemetery on Cemetery Road.
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By Dean Moss McCracken, October 19, 2011
4. Gravesite of Dr. Mary Edwards Walker
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By Dean Moss McCracken, October 13, 2013
5. Birthplace Dr. Mary Edwards Walker Marker
Dr. Mary Edwards Walker Statue. Dedicated 5/12/2012. Location: Oswego Town Hall 2320 Co. Rt. 7 Oswego, NY 13126 Erected by The Oswego Town Historical Society
Birthplace Dr. Mary Edwards Walker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dean Moss McCracken, October 13, 2013
6. Birthplace Dr. Mary Edwards Walker Marker
Inscription on Dr. Mary Edwards Walker Statue
Birthplace Dr. Mary Edwards Walker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dean Moss McCracken, October 19, 2011
7. Birthplace Dr. Mary Edwards Walker Marker
An older sign, recently replaced.
Birthplace Dr. Mary Edwards Walker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dean Moss McCracken, October 19, 2011
8. Birthplace Dr. Mary Edwards Walker Marker
An older sign, recently replaced.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 24, 2011, by Dean Moss McCracken of Lakeland, Florida. This page has been viewed 1,114 times since then and 81 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 24, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   3, 4. submitted on October 24, 2011, by Dean Moss McCracken of Lakeland, Florida.   5, 6. submitted on November 8, 2013, by Dean Moss McCracken of Lakeland, Florida.   7, 8. submitted on October 24, 2011, by Dean Moss McCracken of Lakeland, Florida. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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