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Chautauqua County Political Equality Club

 
 
Chautauqua County Political Equality Club Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 22, 2016
1. Chautauqua County Political Equality Club Marker
Inscription.
Chautauqua County
Political Equality Club
New York State's first countywide
Political Equality Club organized formally
at this site in October 31, 1888 to promote
women's voting rights. With over 1,000
members, it was the largest county
suffrage organization in the nation by 1891.

 
Erected 2013 by Jamestown Historical Marker Committee.
 
Location. 42° 5.737′ N, 79° 14.393′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is at the intersection of East 2nd Street and Pine Street, on the right when traveling east on East 2nd Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18 East 2nd Street, Jamestown NY 14701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Birthplace of Lucille Ball (here, next to this marker); "Allen's Opera House" (a few steps from this marker); First Woolen Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Ahlstrom Piano Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Jamestown Furniture Exposition Building (within shouting distance of this marker);
Chautauqua County Political Equality Club Marker Site image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 22, 2016
2. Chautauqua County Political Equality Club Marker Site
Marker is to the left of the tree. The Lucille Ball marker is to the right of the tree.
James Prendergast (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Bank (about 400 feet away); Great Fire of 1861 (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Jamestown.
 
Categories. Civil Rights
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 92 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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