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Baton Rouge in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Votes For Women

Road to the 19th Amendment

 
 
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By Cajun Scrambler, July 24, 2021
1. Votes For Women Marker
Inscription.  Legislators debated passing Federal and State Suffrage Amendments here in 1920. Suffragists held a public rally in support of the 19th Amendment.
 
Erected 2021 by William C. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 66.)
 
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.
 
Location. 30° 26.798′ N, 91° 11.4′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker is on South River Road south of North Boulevard, on the right when traveling north. Located on the grounds of the Old State Capitol Museum. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baton Rouge LA 70802, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Founding Of Baton Rouge (within shouting distance of this marker); Slim Harpo (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Louisiana's Old State Capitol (about 300 feet away); Old State Capitol (about 300 feet away);
Votes For Women Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cajun Scrambler, July 24, 2021
2. Votes For Women Marker
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Caroline Durieux (about 300 feet away); Site of Spanish Battery, 1779 (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Old State Capitol (about 300 feet away); Battle of Baton Rouge (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2021, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 25, 2021, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.

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