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Near Meyersdale in Somerset County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Flora Black

(1870 - 1951)

 
 
Flora Black Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, June 6, 2009
1. Flora Black Marker
Inscription. On this farm lived Flora Black, a civic leader active in the county and Commonwealth. Here on October 14, 1914, she organized the Society of Farm Women of Pennsylvania. In the ensuing years, groups in many Pennsylvania counties became Society affiliates, in furtherance of its aim to strengthen the role of farm women and promote better conditions in farm homes across the Commonwealth.
 
Erected 1989 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 51′ N, 79° 3.174′ W. Marker is near Meyersdale, Pennsylvania, in Somerset County. Marker is on Mason Dixon Highway (U.S. 219) 0.1 miles south of Pine Hill Road (Pennsylvania Route 2027), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Meyersdale PA 15552, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Western Maryland Railway (approx. 2.9 miles away); Meyersdale Centennial (approx. 2.9 miles away); Lest We Forget (approx. 2.9 miles away); T/Sgt. Melvin F. Wooten (approx. 6.4 miles away); General Robert Philson (approx. 7 miles away); Berlin
Flora Black Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, June 6, 2009
2. Flora Black Marker
Photo taken looking north on U.S. Route 219.
(approx. 7.1 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.2 miles away); John Nelson Davis (approx. 7.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Meyersdale.
 
Also see . . .  Society of Farm Women of Pennsylvania. (Submitted on December 15, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Agriculture
 
Flora Black Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, June 6, 2009
3. Flora Black Marker
Behind the marker, I believe is the farm where Flora Black lived.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 13, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 374 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 13, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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