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Olympia in Thurston County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
 

Washington Women Win the Vote

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, May 21, 2015
1. Washington Women Win the Vote Marker
Inscription.  Here, in February 1909, both Houses of the Washington Legislature authorized a vote by the State’s qualified voters to amend the Washington State Constitution to enable women to vote in all elections. Male voters of Washington approved the amendment on November 8, 1910.
 
Erected by Washington State Society, Daughters of the American Colonists.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsNotable EventsWomen. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Colonists series list.
 
Location. 47° 2.567′ N, 122° 54′ W. Marker is in Olympia, Washington, in Thurston County. Marker is on Washington Street SE south of Legion Way SE, on the left when traveling south. It is in front of the old Capitol building, across from Sylvester Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Olympia WA 98501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Rankin Rogers (within shouting distance of this marker); Marking the End of the Oregon Trail 1844 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct
Washington Women Win the Vote Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 21, 2015
2. Washington Women Win the Vote Marker
line); Washington's State Capitol Design (approx. 0.4 miles away); The First William Winlock Miller High School (approx. 0.4 miles away); POW AND MIA Monument (approx. half a mile away); The Medal of Honor Monument (approx. half a mile away); Marathon Park (approx. 0.7 miles away); Masonic Lodge 1854-1971, (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Olympia.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2015, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 327 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 25, 2015, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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