Sacramento in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Laura de Force Gordon
19th Amendment Outdoor Museum
Erected 2020 by Maren Conrad.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Civil Rights • Women. In addition, it is included in the Women's Suffrage series list.
Location. 38° 34.542′ N, 121° 28.898′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Marker is at the intersection of 19th Street and K Street, on the right when traveling north on 19th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1900 K Street, Sacramento CA 95811, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mabel Ping-Hua Lee (here, next to this marker); Dr. Margaret 'Mike' ChungMaria Guadalupe Evangelina de Lopez (here, next to this marker); Naomi Anderson (a few steps from this marker); Julie Soderlund (a few steps from this marker); Sara Plummer Lemmon (a few steps from this marker); Jeannette Rankin (a few steps from this marker); Gertrude Weil (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sacramento.
More about this marker. This is one of nineteen markers that comprise the 19th Amendment Outdoor museum, erected in 2020 as part of the "I Vote" project, honoring suffragettes and their work.
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Also see . . .
1. Laura de Force Gordon (Wikipedia). "Laura de Force Gordon (née Laura de Force; August 17, 1838 – April 5, 1907) was a California lawyer, newspaper publisher, and a prominent suffragette. She was the first woman to run a daily newspaper in the United States (the Stockton Daily Leader, 1874), and the second female lawyer admitted to practice in California." (Submitted on April 22, 2021.)
2. Overlooked No More: Laura de Force Gordon, Suffragist, Journalist and Lawyer (NYT, January 9, 2019). (Submitted on April 22, 2021.)
Additional keywords. LGBT
Credits. This page was last revised on April 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 21, 2021, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 78 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on April 21, 2021, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. 2, 3. submitted on April 22, 2021, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.