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Tacoma in Pierce County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
 

Ester Allstrum

1873 - 1917

 
 
Ester Allstrum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 25, 2016
1. Ester Allstrum Marker
Inscription. Ester Allstrum was a well respected Tacoma food inspector. National magazines recognized her as "the woman who has made Tacoma famous for its model food ordinance"
 
Location. 47° 16.49′ N, 122° 28.083′ W. Marker is in Tacoma, Washington, in Pierce County. Marker can be reached from North 30 Street west of North Carr Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2317 North 30th Street, Tacoma WA 98403, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Emma Smith Devoe (within shouting distance of this marker); Jennie Jones (within shouting distance of this marker); Alice Maude Smith, M.D. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nettie Asberry (about 700 feet away); Fannie C. Paddock (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ten Inch Shell From U.S.S. Maine (approx. 3.2 miles away); Lakewood Veterans Memorial (approx. 8.1 miles away); Military Road (approx. 8.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tacoma.
 
Also see . . .  How Miss Allstrum Won the Fight for Clean Food in Tacoma (Woman's Home Companion, Vol. 39, 1912). (Submitted on November 9, 2016.)
 
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Ester Allstrum Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 25, 2016
2. Ester Allstrum Marker - Wide View
The marker is difficult to spot, as it is set in the sidewalk and offers little contrast to the surrounding pavement.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 9, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 9, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 166 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 9, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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