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Dunedin in Pinellas County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Votes For Women

Road to the 19th Amendment

— National Votes for Women Trail —

 
 
Votes For Women Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, June 6, 2021
1. Votes For Women Marker
Inscription.  
Elizabeth Skinner, Florida Equal Suffrage Assn. organized county women here in former library hall. Lobbied for suffrage in Tallahassee 1919.
 
Erected 2021 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 49.)
 
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, and the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1919.
 
Location. 28° 0.716′ N, 82° 47.486′ W. Marker is in Dunedin, Florida, in Pinellas County. Marker is on Edgewater Drive (U.S. Alt 19) just south of Main Street, on the right when traveling south. Marker is located in Edgewater Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dunedin FL 34698, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The American's Creed / In Grateful Remembrance (a few steps from this marker); Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Purple Heart Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Orange Belt Railway Station
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Dedicated to the Memory of Dr. Willis Stanley Blatchley (approx. half a mile away); Dunedin's African-American Community (approx. half a mile away); The Dunedin LVT, Landing Vehicle Tracked (approx. half a mile away); Dr. Willis S. Blatchley House (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dunedin.
 
Also see . . .
1. Biographical Sketch of Elizabeth Skinner. Alexander Street website entry (Submitted on November 14, 2023, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. Skinner Marker in Dunedin Dedicated – First Marker in State of Florida. National Collaborative for Women's History Sites website entry (Submitted on November 14, 2023, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
	Elizabeth Skinner image. Click for full size.
via Alexander Street, 1919
2. Elizabeth Skinner
Votes For Women Marker looking south on Edgewater Dr. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, June 6, 2021
3. Votes For Women Marker looking south on Edgewater Dr.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 14, 2023. It was originally submitted on June 6, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 159 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 6, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.   2. submitted on November 14, 2023, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   3. submitted on June 6, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.

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