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West Chester in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
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); Site of First School House in West Chester (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); The First National Bank of West Chester (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chester County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in West Chester.
 
Building where convention was held. Photo, Click for full size
By William Pfingsten, May 31, 2008
2. Building where convention was held.
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on June 5, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,047 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 5, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
 
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