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Mrs. Susanna Madora Salter - Argonia, KS
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 37° 15.886 W 097° 46.078
14S E 609242 N 4124955
Quick Description: On the sidewalk to the Salter House Museum
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 3/21/2015 3:45:21 AM
Waymark Code: WMNJ1Z
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Four For All
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Long Description:

County of marker: Sumner County
Location of plaque: Osage St. & Garfield St. in Argonia
Date plaque erected: 1933
Marker erected by: Woman's Kansas Day Club.

In 1933 a bronze plaque, given by the Woman's Kansas Day Club, was unveiled in Argonia in honor of the "First Woman Mayor in the United States." Mrs. Salter was the guest of honor for the ceremony. The plaque was mounted and placed in front of the old township hall. Later it was moved and placed in front of the museum.

Text of that Plaque:

In Honor of
MRS. SUSANNA MADORA SALTER,
First Woman Mayor in the
United States.
She Served as Mayor of Argonia, Kansas
1887
Born March 2, 1860.
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Marker placed by
Woman's Kansas Day Club.
1933.

Marker Name: Mrs. Susanna Madora Salter

Marker Type: Other (Please identify in marker text)

Marker text:
In Honor of MRS. SUSANNA MADORA SALTER, First Woman Mayor in the United States. She Served as Mayor of Argonia, Kansas 1887 Born March 2, 1860.
------------ Marker placed by
Woman's Kansas Day Club. 1933.


Marker Location: Sumner

Year Marker Placed: 1/1/1933

Name of agency setting marker: Other (Please identify in marker text)

Official Marker Number: Not listed

Marker Web Address: Not listed

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