Mesa Woman's Club House
N 33° 25.175 W 111° 50.058
12S E 422433 N 3698114
Quick Description: On March 9th, 1917, 53 women got together and a club was formed.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 4/21/2006 10:46:17 PM
Waymark Code: WMB0D
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Long Description:

Historic Site

Mesa Woman's Club House

On March 9, 1917, Fifty-three women, inspired by Margaret Wheeler Ross, past president, 1914-1916, of the General Federation of Women's Clubs of Arizona, chartered the "Woman's Club of Mesa". Since 1901, Federated Women's Clubs, an international organization, has supported cultural and social activities, working for the betterment of family life. The Mesa group addiliated with the Federation and began in 1918 to raise funds for a club house. Distinguished by a corner turret capped with a red clay tile roof, this Spanish Colonial Revival brick building was completed on October 30, 1931.

Listed: National Register of Historic Places, 1991.

Sponsored by the GFWC-Scottsdale Junior Women's Club, GFWC-Arizona, and Arizona Historical Society


Marker Name: Mesa Woman's Club House

Type of history commemorated: Place

County: Maricopa

Name of any agency/ agencies setting marker:
GFWC-Scottsdale Junior Women's Club GFWC-Arizona Arizona Historical Society

Year placed: 1994

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