Mount Laurel in Burlington County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The birthplace and family home of Alice Stokes Paul (1885-1977), 20th century international women's rights leader. As founder of the National Women's Party, Dr. Paul played a central role in the final struggle for women's suffrage, and authored the Equal Rights Amendment in 1923 for which she campaigned until her death.
The Paul family lived on this 176-acre farm from 1883-1958. Paulsdale is listed on the New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places and was named a National Historic Landmark in 1991. The Alice Paul Centennial Foundation owns the 6.5 acre property.
Erected by Indians Springs Questers Chapter and New Jersey State Questers.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Civil Rights • Landmarks • Women. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1923.
Location. 39° 57.402′ N, 74° 55.829′ W. Marker is in Mount Laurel, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is on Hooten Avenue, 0.2 miles Moorestown-Mount Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 128 Hooten Avenue, Mount Laurel NJ 08054, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Alice Stokes Paul (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Paulsdale (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lutheran Home (approx. 0.8 miles away); “Hessian House” (approx. 0.8 miles away); Site of Cox's Tavern (approx. 0.9 miles away); Roberts’ Hall (approx. 0.9 miles away); Morgan Hollinshead Clock Shop Site (approx. 0.9 miles away); First Moorestown, New Jersey Friends Meeting House (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Laurel.
Also see . . . Alice Paul Institute. Institute website homepage (Submitted on October 11, 2020, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 4, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 15, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 702 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 15, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey. 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 16, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey. 6. submitted on October 9, 2020, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.