Flora Black (1870-1951)

Title

Flora Black (1870-1951)

Title

Flora Black (1870-1951)

Date

1989-10-18

County

Somerset

Type

Roadside

Marker Location

US 219 near Pine Hill Rd., 3 miles NW of Meyersdale and south of Garrett

Marker Text

On this farm lived Flora Black, a civic leader active in the county and Commonwealth. Here on October 14, 1914, she organized the Society of Farm Women of Pennsylvania. In the ensuing years, groups in many Pennsylvania counties became Society affiliates, in furtherance of its aim to strengthen the role of farm women and promote better conditions in farm homes across the Commonwealth.

Files

flora-black.jpg

Citation

“Flora Black (1870-1951),” The Land of Penn and Plenty: Bringing History to the Table, accessed November 24, 2017, http://pafoodways.omeka.net/items/show/8.