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Babylon in Suffolk County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Suffrage Study Club

 
 
Suffrage Study Club Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 1, 2018
1. Suffrage Study Club Marker
Inscription.  Local branch organized in 1912 at Alhambra Theatre to debate, discuss and support women's state and national voting rights.
 
Erected 2017 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 367.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Civil RightsWomen. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation, and the Women's Suffrage series lists.
 
Location. 40° 41.889′ N, 73° 19.367′ W. Marker is in Babylon, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Deer Park Road north of Montauk Highway, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 Deer Park Road, Babylon NY 11702, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Babylon Town Hall (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); South Side R.R. (about 800 feet away); Babylon's Heros World War I Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Conklin House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Babylon Railroad Company Trolley Route
Former Alhambra Theatre and Suffrage Study Club Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 1, 2018
2. Former Alhambra Theatre and Suffrage Study Club Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); The Babylon Village Fountain (approx. 0.2 miles away); Robert Moses (approx. ¼ mile away); Porters Landing (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Babylon.
 
Also see . . .
1. Babylon, Amityville adding markers to honor suffragists (Newsday, October 25, 2017). "Historical markers will be placed in the villages of Babylon and Amityville on Oct. 28 to honor the women’s suffrage movement....November marks the 100th anniversary of when New York State passed a referendum granting women the right to vote. In the Town of Babylon, the proposition passed 52 percent to 48 percent, or 690 to 639, according to town historian Mary Cascone. The 19th Amendment to the Constitution extended the right to the entire country in 1920...." (Submitted on March 8, 2018.) 

2. William G. Pomeroy Foundation Announces New Series of Historic Roadside Markers to Commemorate Women. (Submitted on March 8, 2018.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 8, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 126 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 8, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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