Dorothy Madden Hobson Luther

Dorothy Madden Hobson Luther (HMTCE)

Location: Waveland, IN 47989 Montgomery County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 56.806', W 87° 3.556'

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Naturalist and Ornithologist

This 11.8 acre tract was the homesite of Dorothy and Frederic. It is a gift to Shades State Park in her memory by the Estate of Frederic Luther. Dorothy Madden Hobson, 1905-1999, a native of Parke County, Indiana, was Chief Naturalist at Turkey Run State Park and served as a Naturalist-Guide at Clifty Falls State Park and at McCormick's Creek State Park in the 1940s.

She spent the summers of 1947-1950 studying tropical birds in Central America. In 1950 she was the first woman elected President of the Indiana State Audubon Society. A graduate of Butler University, and Columbia University, she also studied ornithology at Cornell University. She taught for thirty years at George Washington High School in Indianapolis.

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Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 12:18pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 494937 N 4421850
Decimal Degrees39.94676667, -87.05926667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 56.806', W 87° 3.556'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 56' 48.36" N, 87° 3' 33.36" W
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Area Code(s)765
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8295 IN-234, Waveland IN 47989, US
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