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Susan Look Avery / Woman's Club of Louisville

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 26, 2020
1. Susan Look Avery Marker
Inscription.  
Susan Look Avery
Suffragist, author, orator and founder of The Woman’s Club of Louisville. Avery held an early suffrage meeting in her parlor, with guest lecturer Lucy Stone. Associate of Susan B. Anthony, Jane Addams, Booker T. Washington and other reformers. Wife of Benjamin F. Avery of Avery Plow Works. Lived from 1817 to 1915.
Presented by The Woman’s Club of Louisville

Woman's Club of Louisville
Established on March 1, 1890 as a woman’s volunteer organization for civic, cultural, and community services. Promoted woman’s suffrage, equal property rights, child labor laws, KY Forestry Commission, Juvenile Court, literacy, and public health. Founded Younger Woman’s Club, No-Jury Art Show, and co-founded the Louisville Deaf Oral School.
 
Erected 2018 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2566.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 26, 2020
2. Woman's Club of Louisville Marker
Women. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 38° 13.924′ N, 85° 45.655′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is on South 4th Street, on the right when traveling south. 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 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Filson Historical Society / The Ferguson Mansion (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chateauesque Architecture / Gilded Age Mansions (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). (Submitted on December 3, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
 
Susan Look Avery / Woman's Club of Louisville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 26, 2020
3. Susan Look Avery / Woman's Club of Louisville Marker
Susan Look Avery image. Click for full size.
By Public domain, circa 1902
4. Susan Look Avery
From History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV, 1883-1900, (Rochester, N.Y.: Susan B. Anthony, 1902).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 3, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 25 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 3, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
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