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Mrs. Esther Hobart Morris

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, May 27, 2016
1. Mrs. Esther Hobart Morris Marker
Inscription.
Mother of Woman's Suffrage
Lived Here in 1890
Born August 8, 1814
Spencer, N.Y.
Died April 2, 1902
Cheyenne, Wyo

 
Erected 1950 by Historical Marker Commission of Wyoming.
 
Location. 41° 8.306′ N, 104° 48.984′ W. Marker is in Cheyenne, Wyoming, in Laramie County. Marker is on Warren Avenue near East 22nd Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2114 Warren Avenue, Cheyenne WY 82001, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wyoming Governor's Mansion (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Preservation of the Wyoming Historic Governor's Mansion (about 500 feet away); Site of Cheyenne's Carnegie Public Library -- 1901-1966 (about 600 feet away); The Cheyenne - Ft. Laramie - Deadwood Trail (about 600 feet away); Wyoming Army and Air National Guard Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Marks Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named St. Mark's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wyoming Spanish American War Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cheyenne.
 
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Mrs. Esther Hobart Morris Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 27, 2016
2. Mrs. Esther Hobart Morris Marker
The marker is at the bottom left.
 Esther Hobart Morris - History of American Women. Wyoming can claim many firsts for women: the right to vote, the first woman governor, and the first woman judge in American history, Esther Hobart Morris. At the time of her appointment as Justice of the Peace, Morris was 59 years old. Although widely celebrated as a hero of the early suffragist movement, she spent the first 55 years of her life living quietly in New York state and Illinois. (Submitted on June 17, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. Civil Rights
 
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Wyoming State Archives
3. Mrs. Esther Hobart Morris Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 17, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 17, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 117 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 17, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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