Louisville in Jefferson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
First Unitarian Church
On January 12, 1895, Susan B. Anthony & Carrie Chapman Catt spoke at First Unitarian Church. This was a stop on their southern tour promoting women’s suffrage. Anthony’s speech on gender equity & political action was given in the church’s Sunday school room. Twenty-five years later women were granted the right to vote.
Erected 2005 by Kentucky Historical Society · Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2173.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Civil Rights • Women. Kentucky Historical Society, the Unitarian Universalism (UUism) ⛪, and the Women's Suffrage 🗳️ series lists.
Location. 38° 14.649′ N, 85° 45.516′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of York Street and S 4th Street, on the right when traveling east on York Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 398 York Street, Louisville KY 40203, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Murray Atkins Walls Civil Rights Pioneer (within shouting distance of this marker); George Denison Prentice (within shouting distance of this marker); Calvary Episcopal Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Columbia Gym (about 400 feet away); Immanuel Baptist Church / First Christian-Lampton Baptist (about 700 feet away); Presentation Academy (about 700 feet away); Brennan House (approx. ¼ mile away); Seelbach-Parrish House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
Also see . . . First Unitarian Church of Louisville. (Submitted on June 25, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 25, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 146 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 25, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.