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

Naomi W. Griffiths

 
 
Naomi W. Griffiths Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 28, 2018
1. Naomi W. Griffiths Marker
Inscription.

First Amityville suffrage
club president, formed 1914.
Held local meetings and
socials supporting
working rights for women.


 
Erected 2017 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 368.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation marker series.
 
Location. 40° 40.576′ N, 73° 24.597′ W. Marker is in Amityville, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Bayview Avenue and Avon Place, on the right when traveling south on Bayview Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 160 Avon Place, Amityville NY 11701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Suffolk County (approx. ¼ mile away); Babylon Railroad Co. Trolley Route (approx. 0.6 miles away); Great Neck Road School (approx. 0.6 miles away); Four Chaplains Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); American Warrior (Copiague World War I Memorial) (approx. 0.6 miles away); Copiague World War I Immigrant Memorial
Naomi W. Griffiths Marker - Wide View, Looking North on Bayview Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 28, 2018
2. Naomi W. Griffiths Marker - Wide View, Looking North on Bayview Avenue
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Cross-Island Trolley (approx. 1.3 miles away); First Guided Missile (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amityville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Babylon, Amityville adding markers to honor suffragists (Newsday, October 25, 2017). "In Amityville, a marker will be placed at Avon Place, on the Bayview Avenue side of Naomi Williams Griffiths’ former residence at 160 Avon Place. Griffiths served as the first — and Cascone believes only — president of the Amityville Suffrage Club, which was formed in 1914. She actively raised awareness of the suffrage movement in the village, and the club often held rallies...." (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 90 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 8, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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