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Penn Quarter in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Susan B. Anthony 1820 - 1906

The Extra Mile

 

— Points of light Volunteer Pathway —

 
Susan B. Anthony 1820 - 1906 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 31, 2015
1. Susan B. Anthony 1820 - 1906 Marker
Inscription.  Blessed with an industrious and self-disciplined spirit, Susan B. Anthony persevered through the prejudice and culture of her time to emerge as the architect of a movement which secured the passage of the 19th Amendment that gave women the right to vote. Her belief that U.S. citizenry entitled everyone to the same rights under the constitution formed her platform for lifelong activism.

“Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputation and social standing, never can bring about a reform. Those who are really in earnest must be willing to be anything or nothing in the world's estimation.”
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Civil RightsWomen. In addition, it is included in the D.C. - Points of Light Volunteer Pathway, the Susan B. Anthony, and the Women's Suffrage 🗳️ series lists.
 
Location. 38° 53.896′ N, 77° 1.831′ W. Marker is in Penn Quarter in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is on G Street Northwest west of 13th Street
Susan B. Anthony 1820 - 1906 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 31, 2015
2. Susan B. Anthony 1820 - 1906 Marker
Northwest, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1308 G Street Nortwest, Washington DC 20004, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jane Addams 1860 - 1935 (here, next to this marker); Dorothea Dix 1802 - 1887 (a few steps from this marker); The Church of the Epiphany (a few steps from this marker); Ida Wells-Barnett 1862 - 1921 (a few steps from this marker); W.E.B. DuBois 1868 - 1963 & Mary White Ovington 1865-1951 (within shouting distance of this marker); Luther and Charlotte Gulick (within shouting distance of this marker); Harriet Tubman circa 1820 - 1913 (within shouting distance of this marker); Flora Molton (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Penn Quarter.
 
Also see . . .  Susan B. Anthony. Points of Light. (Submitted on January 12, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 12, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 289 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 12, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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