Denver in Denver County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
National Woman Suffrage Movement
Wall Street of the Rockies
Seventeenth Street Denver, Colorado
Until 1911, Denver was the largest city in the nation where women could vote. Western states, including Colorado, were among the first to give women the right to vote.
In 1920, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guaranteed full suffrage for women.
Erected by Walk of Fame International. (Marker Number 7e.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Civil Rights • Notable Events • Women. In addition, it is included in the Colorado, Denver, Wall Street of the Rockies, and the Women's Suffrage series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1911.
Location. 39° 44.898′ N, 104° 59.617′ W. Marker is in Denver, Colorado, in Denver County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of 17th Street and Curtis Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17th Street, Denver CO 80202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Don't Panic (a few steps from this marker); Out with the Old... (within shouting distance of this marker); Rails and Mountains "The Bank that Looks Like a Bank" (within shouting distance of this marker); Arapahoe Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Take Your Pick (about 300 feet away); Bonfils (about 300 feet away); D&F Tower and Skyline Park (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Denver.
Also see . . . Women's Suffrage Movement. Colorado Encyclopedia website entry (Submitted on December 18, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 18, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 18, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 158 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 18, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.