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Westminster in Carroll 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, December 17, 2021
1. Votes for Women Marker
Inscription.  Mary B. Shellman, community leader and 1913 founding president Carroll County Just Government League, educated voters here 1920.
 
Erected 2021 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 116.)
 
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 1913.
 
Location. 39° 34.186′ N, 76° 59.431′ W. Marker is in Westminster, Maryland, in Carroll County. Marker is on East Main Street just east of South Court Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 204 E Main St, Westminster MD 21157, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Corbit's Charge (here, next to this marker); Gettysburg Campaign (here, next to this marker); The Loom House (within shouting distance of this marker); American Legion Square (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Army of the Potomac
Votes for Women Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, December 17, 2021
2. Votes for Women Marker
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(about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Army of the Potomac (about 600 feet away); Aftermath of Battle (about 600 feet away); Divided Loyalties (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westminster.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 17, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 64 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 17, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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Sep. 25, 2022