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

Votes For Women

Road to the 19th Amendment

 
 
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 C. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 49.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Women. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The American's Creed / In Grateful Remembrance (a few steps from this marker); Purple Heart Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Orange Belt Railway Station (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dedicated to the Memory of Dr. Willis Stanley Blatchley
Votes For Women Marker looking south on Edgewater Dr. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, June 6, 2021
2. Votes For Women Marker looking south on Edgewater Dr.
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(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); Historic Andrews Memorial Chapel (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dunedin.
 
Also see . . .  First marker in FL to be awarded to Elizabeth Skinner. City of Dunedin website entry (Submitted on March 16, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 16, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 6, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 64 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 6, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.

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Jun. 28, 2022