(1823-1927)A leader in the women's rights movement and a homeopathic physician and surgeon. She was founder of Providence General Hospital (chartered 1913), the principal officers of which were women. From 1914 to 1917 it served the community from nearby Abraham Rittenhouse Home. Political pressure then forced the hospital to move from this site, and it closed shortly after Dr. Ridgway's death.
|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 8:58pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 483902 N 4431251|
|Decimal Degrees||40.03133333, -75.18866667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 1.88', W 75° 11.32'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 1' 52.80" N, 75° 11' 19.20" W|
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|Area Code(s)||215, 610, 267|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1514-1580 Rittenhousetown Ln, Philadelphia PA 19144, US|
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