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Lombard in DuPage County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Votes For Women

Road To The 19th Amendment

 
 
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By Jordan Romano
1. Votes For Women Marker
Inscription.  On April 6, 1891, attorney Ellen Martin & 14 women voted in Lombard election asserting town charter gave right to all citizens of voting age.
 
Erected 2020 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 33.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Civil RightsWomen. In addition, it is included in the National Votes for Women Trail 🗳️, the William G. Pomeroy Foundation, and the Women's Suffrage 🗳️ series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is April 6, 1891.
 
Location. 41° 53.035′ N, 88° 1.164′ W. Marker is in Lombard, Illinois, in DuPage County. Marker is on West Maple Street just west of South Park Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 23 W Maple St, Lombard IL 60148, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stacy’s Tavern (approx. 2.4 miles away); Glen Ellyn Main Street Historic District (approx. 2˝ miles away); Army Trail Road (approx. 3.6 miles away); Site of St. Paul Lutheran School
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(approx. 3.6 miles away); Kinderheim Arch (approx. 3.6 miles away); The Gazebos of Addison (approx. 3.6 miles away); Site of Lutheran Teacher’s Seminary (approx. 3.7 miles away); Veterans Circle (approx. 3.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Votes For Women | William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Submitted on May 10, 2021, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 10, 2021, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on May 10, 2021, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 18, 2021