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Harrisburg in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

C. Delores Tucker

(1927 - 2005)

 
 
C. Delores Tucker Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, March 30, 2008
1. C. Delores Tucker Marker
Inscription. Civil rights leader and activist for women, she was the first African American Secretary of State in the nation. Championed the PA Equal Rights Amendment and policies on affirmative action, voter registration by mail, and lowering the voting age to 18. Spearheaded the creation of the Commission on the Status of Women & led a successful crusade critical of the music industry and lyrics demeaning to women, African Americans, and children.
 
Erected 2006 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 15.951′ N, 76° 52.996′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is on North Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is between Commonwealth and Third Street. Marker is in this post office area: Harrisburg PA 17101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Pennsylvania State Capitol (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Soldiers Grove (about 400 feet away); Old Brick Capitol (about 600 feet away); State Capitol (about 700 feet away); The State Museum of Pennsylvania (about 700 feet
Marker is in front of the North Office Building.. image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, March 30, 2008
2. Marker is in front of the North Office Building..
away); Pennsylvania State Archives and The State Museum of Pennsylvania (about 800 feet away but has been reported missing); Pennsylvania State Archives (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Capitol Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Black Past, Org. (Submitted on March 30, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Dr Cynthia DeLores Nottage Tucker at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
3. C. Delores Tucker - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. 20th CenturyAfrican AmericansCivil RightsGovernmentNotable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 30, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,671 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 30, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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