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Hopkinsville in Christian County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Mary Edmunds Bronaugh

 
 
Mary Edmunds Bronaugh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Shane Oliver, January 23, 2021
1. Mary Edmunds Bronaugh Marker
Inscription.  Born in Hopkinsville in 1885, she was admitted to the KY Bar and was a member of the KY Equal Rights Assoc. As a suffragist and the first president of the KY League of Women Voters, she fought to secure the ratification of the 19th Amendment. She was an officer in the KY Fed. of Business and Professional Women. Bronaugh died in 1973 and is buried at Riverside Cemetery.
 
Erected 2020 by Kentucky Historical Society - Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2626.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Civil RightsGovernment & PoliticsWomen. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society, and the Women's Suffrage 🗳️ series lists.
 
Location. 36° 52.011′ N, 87° 29.506′ W. Marker is in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, in Christian County. Marker is at the intersection of West 9th Street (U.S. 68) and Justice Way, on the right when traveling west on West 9th
Mary Edmunds Bronaugh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Shane Oliver, January 23, 2021
2. Mary Edmunds Bronaugh Marker
Street. Marker is located on the grounds of the Christian County Justice Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 403a W 9th St, Hopkinsville KY 42240, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ted Poston "Dean of Black Journalists" (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pioneer Graveyard (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles S. Morehead, 1802-1868 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lewis & Clark in Kentucky (approx. 0.2 miles away); Courthouse Burned (approx. 0.2 miles away); County Named, 1797 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bethel College (approx. ¼ mile away); Hotel Latham (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hopkinsville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 14, 2021, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 28 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 14, 2021, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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