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Babylon in Suffolk County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Suffrage Study Club

 
 
Suffrage Study Club Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 1, 2018
1. Suffrage Study Club Marker
Inscription.
Local branch organized in
1912 at Alhambra Theatre
to debate, discuss and
support women's state and
national voting rights.


 
Erected 2017 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 367.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation marker series.
 
Location. 40° 41.889′ N, 73° 19.367′ W. Marker is in Babylon, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Deer Park Road north of Montauk Highway, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 Deer Park Road, Babylon NY 11702, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Babylon Town Hall (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Babylon's Heros World War I Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Conklin House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Babylon Railroad Company Trolley Route (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Babylon Village Fountain (approx. 0.2 miles away); Porters Landing (approx. 0.3 miles away); Captain Joel Cook Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Babylon World War I Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Babylon.
 
Also see . . .
Former Alhambra Theatre and Suffrage Study Club Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 1, 2018
2. Former Alhambra Theatre and Suffrage Study Club Marker

1. Babylon, Amityville adding markers to honor suffragists (Newsday, October 25, 2017). "Historical markers will be placed in the villages of Babylon and Amityville on Oct. 28 to honor the women’s suffrage movement....November marks the 100th anniversary of when New York State passed a referendum granting women the right to vote. In the Town of Babylon, the proposition passed 52 percent to 48 percent, or 690 to 639, according to town historian Mary Cascone. The 19th Amendment to the Constitution extended the right to the entire country in 1920...." (Submitted on March 8, 2018.) 

2. William G. Pomeroy Foundation Announces New Series of Historic Roadside Markers to Commemorate Women. (Submitted on March 8, 2018.)
 
Categories. Civil RightsWomen
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 8, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 8, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 52 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 8, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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