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Woman's Rights Convention of 1852

 
 
Woman's Rights Convention of 1852 Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Pfingsten, May 31, 2008
1. Woman's Rights Convention of 1852 Marker
Inscription. The first Woman's Rights Convention in Pennsylvania was held here, June 2-3, 1852, four years after the famous Seneca Falls, New York, Convention. It adopted resolutions promoting the legal, educational and vocational rights of women.
 
Erected 2003 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.722′ N, 75° 36.386′ W. Marker is in West Chester, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is at the intersection of N. High Street and Evans Street, on the right when traveling north on N. High Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 225 N. High Street, West Chester PA 19380, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. G. Raymond Rettew (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Simon Barnard Row (about 600 feet away); Site of First School House in West Chester (about 600 feet away); Site of the First Schoolhouse (about 600 feet away); Bank of Chester County (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Darlington (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Darlington M.D. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chester County (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in West Chester.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Proceedings of the 1852 Meeting...
Building where convention was held. Photo, Click for full size
By William Pfingsten, May 31, 2008
2. Building where convention was held.
(Submitted on March 29, 2015, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
2. Roots of the Woman's Rights movement in West Chester. (Submitted on March 29, 2015, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Civil RightsEducationNotable Events
 
Horticultural Hall c. 1899 Photo, Click for full size
By Keith Smith ~ via Public Domain, 1899
3. Horticultural Hall c. 1899
As the building may have looked during that Woman's Rights gathering
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,322 times since then and 100 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3. submitted on , by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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