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Adams in Berkshire County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Susan Brownell Anthony

February 15, 1820 - March 13, 1906

 

—Born Adams, Massachusetts —

 
Susan Brownell Anthony Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 2, 2018
1. Susan Brownell Anthony Marker
Inscription.

In recognition of her outstanding leadership as a pioneer crusader for woman's rights and equality. Miss Anthony's life was rooted in the nineteenth century struggle to reform American democracy and society. Her campaign for woman's suffrage offers an inspiring model of dedication, perseverance and courage.

On July 2, 1979, the United States Treasury Department released a new U.S. Dollar coin honoring Susan B. Anthony. This is the first time a U.S. coin has ever carried the portrait of an American woman.

The dedication of this plaque is made to the people of Adams, Massachusetts from the directors, officers and staff of the Berkshire Bank & Trust Company, on this 6th day of July in the year of our Lord 1979.


 
Erected 1979 by the Directors, Officers and Staff of the Berkshire Bank & Trust Company.
 
Location. 42° 37.26′ N, 73° 7.237′ W. Marker is in Adams, Massachusetts, in Berkshire County. Marker is on Park Street (Massachusetts Route 8) north of the Moosic River, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 Park Street, Adams MA 01220, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William McKinley (approx. 0.2 miles away); Maple Street Cemetery
Susan Brownell Anthony Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 2, 2018
2. Susan Brownell Anthony Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); East Hoosuck Society of Friends Revolutionary War Patriots (approx. half a mile away); War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Friends Meeting House (approx. half a mile away); Columbia World War I Memorial Park (approx. half a mile away); Renfrew Manufacturing Company World War Honor Roll (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Adams.
 
More about this marker. In 2018, the building was home to the Greylock Federal Credit Union.
 
Also see . . .
1. Biography of Susan B. Anthony. (Submitted on June 10, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Susan B. Anthony Bio. (Submitted on June 10, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Susan B. Anthony MSS at Library of Congress. (Submitted on June 10, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Susan B. Anthony Dollar. (Submitted on June 10, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Civil RightsMan-Made FeaturesPoliticsWomen
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 10, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 10, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 10, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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