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Media in Delaware County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Anna Howard Shaw

(1847-1919)

 
 
Anna Howard Shaw Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 16, 2015
1. Anna Howard Shaw Marker
Inscription. A doctor and theologian, Shaw was national lecturer for the National American Women’s Suffrage Association and a colleague of Susan B. Anthony. As head of the Women’s Committee of the US Council of National Defense she coordinated all women’s defense activities during WWI and was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal for her efforts. She lived near here from 1908 until her death, just before ratification of the Women’s Suffrage Amendment.
 
Erected 2014 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 54.358′ N, 75° 23.794′ W. Marker is in Media, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker is at the intersection of S Orange St. and S Ridley Creek Rd on S Orange St.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Media PA 19063, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Great Trail (approx. 0.7 miles away); Minquas’ Path (approx. 0.7 miles away); Rose Valley Historic District (approx. 0.8 miles away); McCain Rally (approx. 0.9 miles away); Delaware County Courthouse (approx. one mile away); Delaware County
Anna Howard Shaw Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 16, 2015
2. Anna Howard Shaw Marker
(approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Delaware County Courthouse (approx. one mile away); Ronald Reagan (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Media.
 
Also see . . .  Anna Howard Shaw - Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 18, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Civil RightsScience & MedicineWar, World I
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 18, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 208 times since then and 44 times this year. Last updated on December 22, 2015, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 18, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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