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Havre de Grace in Harford County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Votes for Women

Road to the 19th Amendment

 
 
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By Bill Pfingsten, March 27, 2021
1. Votes for Women Marker
Inscription.  

Elizabeth Forbes, Harford County Suffragist. organized Prairie Schooner Women's Suffrage Campaign stop here in Havre de Grace in 1915.
 
Erected 2020 by William C. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 45.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Civil RightsWomen. In addition, it is included in the Women's Suffrage 🗳️ series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1915.
 
Location. 39° 32.322′ N, 76° 5.382′ W. Marker is in Havre de Grace, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker is at the intersection of Commerce Street and South Washington Street on Commerce Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Havre de Grace MD 21078, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Havre de Grace War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Capt. Anthony J. Synodinos & 1st Lt. Edward G. Conrad, (within shouting distance of this marker); Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Enjoy the Havre de Grace Promenade (about 300 feet away);
Votes for Women Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, March 27, 2021
2. Votes for Women Marker
Marker before unveiling.
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Home Base (about 400 feet away); State of Readiness (about 400 feet away); The Bayou (about 500 feet away); Invasion at Dawn (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Havre de Grace.
 
Votes for Women Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, March 27, 2021
3. Votes for Women Marker
Descendants of Elizabeth Forbes present at unveiling along with dignitaries.
Votes for Women Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, March 27, 2021
4. Votes for Women Marker
Crowd of over 300 at unveiling.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 27, 2021, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Last updated on April 11, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 27, 2021, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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