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Olean in Cattaraugus County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Women's Suffrage

 
 
Women's Suffrage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Kelly, July 26, 2020
1. Women's Suffrage Marker
Inscription.  Harriot Stanton Blatch, Pres. NYS Women's Political Union held suffrage liberty torch rally here July 1915 for women's right to vote
 
Erected 2017 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 363.)
 
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. 42° 4.645′ N, 78° 25.731′ W. Marker is in Olean, New York, in Cattaraugus County. Marker is on East State Street (New York State Route 417) east of South Union Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 E State St, Olean NY 14760, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grand Army of the Republic (a few steps from this marker); Historic Site - Home of Frank W. Higgins (within shouting distance of this marker); Major Adam Hoops (within shouting distance of this marker); 1804-2004
Women's Suffrage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Kelly, July 26, 2020
2. Women's Suffrage Marker
Looking east on E. State St./Rt 417 - Pedestrian entrance to Lincoln Park, Olean, NY
(within shouting distance of this marker); Allegany Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.6 miles away); The Settlement of Knapp Creek (approx. 6.1 miles away); Oscar F. Wilber (approx. 7.6 miles away); Ceres School (approx. 9.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Olean.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 26, 2020, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York. This page has been viewed 64 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 26, 2020, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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