Walker Birthplace Marker

Walker Birthplace Marker

This marker identifying the birthplace of Mary Edwards Walker was placed by the Oswego Town Board in 1977.

Walker Birthplace Site

Walker Birthplace Site

The Walker birthplace site is merely an open field. No trace remains of the original home, which was destroyed in a fire years after her death.

Mary Edwards Walker

Mary Edwards Walker

Mary Edwards Walker, later in life. She is dressed entirely in male attire aside from the rose in her vest.

Walker in Oswego 1916

Walker in Oswego 1916

This 1916 photo shows Mary Edwards Walker, seen from behind, making her way down an Oswego street. The photo was probably intended to demonstrate how routinely Edwards and her garb had been accepted by the townspeople.

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