Jamestown in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Chautauqua County Political Equality Club
Political Equality Club
New York State's first countywide
Political Equality Club organized formally
at this site in October 31, 1888 to promote
women's voting rights. With over 1,000
members, it was the largest county
suffrage organization in the nation by 1891.
Erected 2013 by Jamestown Historical Marker Committee.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Civil Rights. In addition, it is included in the Women's Suffrage series list. A significant historical date for this entry is October 31, 1888.
Location. 42° 5.737′ N, 79° 14.393′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is at the intersection of East 2nd Street and Pine Street, on the right when traveling east on East 2nd Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18 East 2nd Street, Jamestown NY 14701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Birthplace of Lucille Ball (here, next to this marker); "Allen's Opera House" (a few steps from this marker); First Woolen Mill (within shouting distance Site of Ahlstrom Piano Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Jamestown Furniture Exposition Building (within shouting distance of this marker); James Prendergast (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Bank (about 400 feet away); Great Fire of 1861 (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 24, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 214 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 24, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.