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Ellicott City in Howard County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-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 Devry Becker Jones (CC0), December 5, 2021
1. Votes For Women Marker
Inscription.  Laura L. Byrne 1855-1938. Ellicott City suffragist led local campaign as president of Howard County Just Government League.
 
Erected 2021 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 108.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Civil RightsGovernment & PoliticsWomen. In addition, it is included in the National Votes for Women Trail series list.
 
Location. 39° 16.088′ N, 76° 47.911′ W. Marker is in Ellicott City, Maryland, in Howard County. Marker is on Park Avenue just east of Court Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8328 Court Ave, Ellicott City MD 21043, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Howard County Courthouse, 1843 (a few steps from this marker); Word Wars I, II and Korea Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Wootton Law Offices (within shouting distance of this marker); The Firehouse Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); Yates Market & Hardware
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Starr Funeral Home (within shouting distance of this marker); The Howard House Hotel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Disney’s Tavern (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ellicott City.
 
Also see . . .  Tweet from the William G. Pomeroy Foundation on 11/15/2021 about the marker installation. (Submitted on December 5, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.)
 
Votes For Women Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), December 5, 2021
2. Votes For Women Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 5, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 132 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 5, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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