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Cheyenne in Laramie County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Suffrage Tablet

 
 
Suffrage Tablet Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 27, 2016
1. Suffrage Tablet Marker
Inscription.  
This tablet marks the site where the council of the first Territorial Legislature of Wyoming convened which legislature enacted the first woman suffrage law passed in the United States.
Approved by
John Allen Campbell
First Governor of Wyoming
December 10, 1869

 
Erected 1917 by Daughters of the American Revolution, Cheyenne Chapter.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Civil RightsWomen. In addition, it is included in the Women's Suffrage 🗳️ series list.
 
Location. 41° 8.002′ N, 104° 48.972′ W. Marker is in Cheyenne, Wyoming, in Laramie County. Marker is on West 17th Street near Capitol Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 215 West 17th Street, Cheyenne WY 82001, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Cheyenne Opera House and Territorial Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Tom Horn (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cheyenne's Heritage at a Glance
Suffrage Tablet Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 27, 2016
2. Suffrage Tablet Marker
The marker is at the lower right.
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(about 300 feet away); The First Transcontinental Highway (about 400 feet away); The Trolleys / Cheyenne's Street Railway (about 400 feet away); 1974 Downtown National Historic District (about 400 feet away); The Tivoli Building (about 500 feet away); Historic Plains Hotel (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cheyenne.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 15, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 248 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 15, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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