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Mount Laurel in Burlington County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Paulsdale

 
 
Paulsdale Marker image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn, September 15, 2010
1. Paulsdale Marker
Inscription.  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 this topic list: Landmarks. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks, and the Women's Suffrage 🗳️ series lists. 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 from Moorestown-Mount
Paulsdale Marker on front lawn image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn, September 15, 2010
2. Paulsdale Marker on front lawn
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Laurel Road, on the left when traveling west. 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 . . .
1. Alice Paul Institute. (Submitted on September 16, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey.)
2. Paulsdale - Alice Paul House. National Register of Historic Places Registration Form, National Historic Landmark Nomination. (Submitted on October 11, 2020, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 

3. Alice Paul Institute. Visit Paulsdale. (Submitted on October 11, 2020, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Front of Paulsdale image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn, September 15, 2010
3. Front of Paulsdale
Rear of Paulsdale image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn, September 15, 2010
4. Rear of Paulsdale
National Historic Landmark marker image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn, September 15, 2010
5. National Historic Landmark marker
Paulsdale has been designated a National Historic Landmark. This site, the birthplace of Alice Stokes Paul, suffragist and women's rights leader possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America. 1991 National Park Service United States Department of the Interior
Alice Paul image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress
6. Alice Paul
1915 Photo by Harris & Ewing
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 15, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 617 times since then and 8 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.

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