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When Anthony Met Stanton

 
 
When Anthony Met Stanton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, February 21, 2013
1. When Anthony Met Stanton Marker
Inscription. In May 1851, there was a chance encounter on the streets of Seneca Falls which forever altered the struggle for women's rights. Amelia Jenks Bloomer introduced Susan B. Anthony to Elizabeth Cady Stanton. The friendship that was forged between Stanton and Anthony gave direction and momentum to the seventy-two year struggle for women's suffrage which culminated on August 26, 1920 in the passage of the 19th Amendment to the United Stated Constitution. Neither woman lived to see this happen.

Given to the Village of Seneca Falls by Governor George E. Pataki on behalf of The Governor's Commission Honoring the Achievements of Women, July 18, 1998
A. E. Ted Aub, sculptor
 
Erected 1998 by Governor's Commission Honoring the Achievements of Women.
 
Location. 42° 54.531′ N, 76° 47.677′ W. Marker is in Seneca Falls, New York, in Seneca County. Marker is on East Bayard Street 0.1 miles east of Ovid Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Seneca Falls NY 13148, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Memory of Norman J. Gould (within shouting distance of this marker); The Flats (within shouting distance of this marker); Van Cleef Lake
When Anthony Met Stanton Marker as seen facing east image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, February 21, 2013
2. When Anthony Met Stanton Marker as seen facing east
(about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Amelia Bloomer (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church of Seneca Falls (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (approx. ¼ mile away); The Historic Business District (approx. ¼ mile away); First Convention For Woman’s Rights (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Seneca Falls.
 
More about this marker. The most prominent part of this marker is the statuary. The informational text is on a plaque set in the ground.
 
Categories. Civil Rights
 
When Anthony Met Stanton Sculpture image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, February 21, 2013
3. When Anthony Met Stanton Sculpture
When Anthony Met Stanton Sculpture (Detail) image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, February 21, 2013
4. When Anthony Met Stanton Sculpture (Detail)
When Anthony Met Stanton Marker as seen facing west image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, February 21, 2013
5. When Anthony Met Stanton Marker as seen facing west
<i>Elizabeth Cady Stanton, seated, and Susan B. Anthony, standing </i> image. Click for full size.
By Unknown, circa 1880/1902?
6. Elizabeth Cady Stanton, seated, and Susan B. Anthony, standing
Image courtesy of the Library of Congress. Note that this is not a photo of their first meeting, but rather a portrait taken many years later.
 
 
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