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By J. J. Prats, April 23, 2017
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Ohio (Summit County), Akron — 6-77 — Site of Sojourner Truth's Speech on Women's Rights
On this site on May 29, 1851, Sojourner Truth, a former slave, gave her world famous "And Ain't I a Woman?" speech, recalling the hardships she had endured. Active in both the Abolitionist and Women's Rights Movements, she electrified an audience . . . — Map (db m43726) HM
Ohio (Washington County), Marietta — Children’s Home
Washington County Children’s Home, Ohio’s first, and in 1867 the nation’s first supported by taxes, was founded in 1858 by Catherine Fay Ewing at her farm home in Moss Run, Ohio. — Map (db m103721) HM

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