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Cheyenne in Laramie County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Suffrage Tablet

 
 
Suffrage Tablet Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 27, 2016
1. Suffrage Tablet Marker
Inscription.
This tablet marks the site where the council of the first Territorial Legislature of Wyoming convened which legislature enacted the first woman suffrage law passed in the United States.
Approved by
John Allen Campbell
First Governor of Wyoming
December 10, 1869

 
Erected 1917 by Daughters of the American Revolution, Cheyenne Chapter.
 
Location. 41° 8.002′ N, 104° 48.972′ W. Marker is in Cheyenne, Wyoming, in Laramie County. Marker is on West 17th Street near Capitol Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 215 West 17th Street, Cheyenne WY 82001, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Cheyenne Opera House and Territorial Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Tom Horn (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cheyenne's Heritage at a Glance (about 300 feet away); The First Transcontinental Highway (about 400 feet away); The Trolleys / Cheyenne's Street Railway (about 400 feet away); 1974 Downtown National Historic District
Suffrage Tablet Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 27, 2016
2. Suffrage Tablet Marker
The marker is at the lower right.
(about 400 feet away); The Tivoli Building (about 500 feet away); Historic Plains Hotel (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Cheyenne.
 
Categories. Civil Rights
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 115 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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