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Louisville in Jefferson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)

Susan Look Avery

Susan Look Avery Marker image. Click for full size.
March 6, 2019
1. Susan Look Avery Marker
Inscription.  1817-1915. Woman's rights leader, founded Louisville Woman's Suffrage Assoc. in 1889 & the Woman's Club of Louisville in 1890.
Erected 2018 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 1.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Civil RightsWomen. In addition, it is included in the National Votes for Women Trail 🗳️, the William G. Pomeroy Foundation, and the Women's Suffrage 🗳️ series lists.
Location. 38° 13.927′ N, 85° 45.677′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is on South 4th Street. Located in front of the Woman's Club of Louisville. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1320 South 4th Street, Louisville KY 40208, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Susan Look Avery / Woman's Club of Louisville (within shouting distance of this marker); The Filson Historical Society / The Ferguson Mansion (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chateauesque Architecture / Gilded Age Mansions
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Southern Exposition (approx. ¼ mile away); Conrad-Caldwell House (approx. ¼ mile away); Visions / Restoration and Revitalization (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cabbage Patch Settlement (approx. 0.3 miles away); Samuel Grabfelder (1846-1920) / Grabfelder-Handy Mansion (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
Also see . . .  Susan Look Avery (Wikipedia). "Susan Look Avery (October 27, 1817 – February 1, 1915), was a writer, suffragist, pacifist and supporter of temperance as well as a single tax. She hosted Lucy Stone and husband Henry Blackwell when they came to Louisville, Kentucky for the American Woman Suffrage Association meeting - the first suffrage convention in the South - in 1881. In 1890 she started the Woman's Club of Louisville, and in honor of her birthday, the suffrage club of Wyoming, New York, named itself after her." (Submitted on April 29, 2019.) 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2019, by Deryn Pomeroy of Syracuse, New York. This page has been viewed 131 times since then and 13 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on April 25, 2019, by Deryn Pomeroy of Syracuse, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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