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Mother Jones Heritage Project
Written By Mother Jones Heritage Project

Mother Jones fearlessly questioned corporate rule and earned the title “the grandmother of all agitators.” She is a figure who lives on because the issues she raised are still of concern to us, still relevant in the twenty-first century.

The walking tour will take about 1 mile and you can take it in virtually as well. All sites have ample parking for car or your bikes, but not all have sidewalks. This tour is an introduction to this epic battle. It can be experienced on site, where images are calibrated to sites where the events took place. All of the text and map locations from this introduction below is also repeated in the tour.

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Intro & map

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