Emerine Jane Holman Hamilton

Emerine Jane Holman Hamilton (HMB2U)

Location: Fort Wayne, IN 46802 Allen County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 5.184', W 85° 8.312'

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1810 - 1889

— Pioneer in Religion, Education, Philanthropy, Reform —

She encouraged local efforts to form First Presbyterian Church, establish a public library, support the national Women's Suffrage Movement, and donated land for Fort Wayne's first African-American church.

The Hamilton Estate on Clinton Street abounded in flowers, shrubs, and trees and included the homes in which granddaughters Edith, Alice, and Agnes lived.

This gardenscape is a tribute to Emerine's personal elegance and achievements. As it surrounds the plaza, it symbolizes Emerine's care and example that inspired her granddaughters.
HM NumberHMB2U
Placed ByCity of Fort Wayne
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 3:21am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 656351 N 4550017
Decimal Degrees41.08640000, -85.13853333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 5.184', W 85° 8.312'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 5' 11.04" N, 85° 8' 18.72" W
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Area Code(s)260
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 211 Barr St, Fort Wayne IN 46802, US
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