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Seneca Falls in Seneca County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

First Convention For Woman’s Rights

 
 
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By Bryan Olson, May 24, 2008
1. First Convention For Woman's Rights Marker
Inscription.
First convention for
Woman’s Rights
Was held on this corner
1848

 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 54.642′ N, 76° 47.975′ W. Marker is in Seneca Falls, New York, in Seneca County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 20 and Mynderse Street, on the right when traveling west on U.S. 20. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Seneca Falls NY 13148, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Woman’s Rights Convention (a few steps from this marker); A Courageous Call for Equal Rights (within shouting distance of this marker); The Great Lighthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (within shouting distance of this marker); The Historic Business District (within shouting distance of this marker); Women's Rights National Park (within shouting distance of this marker); The Village of Seneca Falls (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named The Village of Seneca Falls (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Seneca Falls.
 
Also see . . .  The Seneca Falls Convention
First Convention For Woman's Rights Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Olson, May 24, 2008
2. First Convention For Woman's Rights Marker
. “To [Elizabeth Cady] Stanton fell the task of drawing up the Declaration of Sentiments that would define the meeting. Taking the Declaration of Independence as her guide, Stanton submitted that ‘all men and women had been created equal’ and went on to list eighteen “injuries and usurpations”—the same number of charges leveled against the King of England—‘on the part of man toward woman’.” (Submitted on June 2, 2008.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 1, 2008, by Bryan Olson of Syracuse, New York. This page has been viewed 906 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 1, 2008, by Bryan Olson of Syracuse, New York. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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