About Ethel Marie Armes
Ethel Marie Armes (1876 – 1945) was an American journalist and historian.
Daughter of Col. George Augustus Armes and Lucy Hamilton Kerr, the daughter of John Bozman Kerr, Ethel was brought up in Washington, D.C. where she attended private schools and later worked as a reporter for the Washington Post. In 1904 she became engaged to the Japanese poet Yone Noguchi and planned to join him in Japan, but broke off the engagement under scandalous circumstances. She continued to write for newspapers and authored a number of important historical works.
Midsummer in Whittier's country (1905)
The Story of Coal and Iron in Alabama (1910)
Stratford on the Potomac (1928)
Stratford Hall: The Great House of the Lees (1936)