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Women's Suffrage 🗳️ Historical Markers

These markers relate for women's fight for the right to vote, a key issue for First-Wave Feminism.
 
Paulsdale Marker on front lawn image, Touch for more information
By Deb Hartshorn, September 15, 2010
Paulsdale Marker on front lawn
GEOGRAPHIC SORT WITH USA FIRST
101New Jersey (Burlington County), Mount Laurel — Paulsdale
The birthplace and family home of Alice Stokes Paul (1885-1977), 20th century international women's rights leader. As founder of the National Women's Party, Dr. Paul played a central role in the final struggle for women's suffrage, and authored the . . . — Map (db m35784) HM
102New Jersey (Burlington County), Mount Laurel — Paulsdale
Paulsdale has been designated a National Historic Landmark This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America. This is the birthplace of Alice Stokes Paul, suffragist, . . . — Map (db m92472) HM
103New Jersey (Essex County), Newark — Karr/Milburn HouseHistoric Site
Built in 1893, this house served the Karr and Milburn families for more than 90 years. Lucy Karr Milburn (1895-1998), was a lifelong champion of human rights, a high school teacher, and a poet. Before World War I she marched for women's suffrage . . . — Map (db m70172) HM
104New Jersey (Monmouth County), Shrewsbury — Harriet LaFetra (1823-1906)Women’s Heritage Trail — Shrewsbury Friends Meeting and Cemetery —
The settlement of Quakers in the colony of New Jersey is regarded as an important contribution to a progressive tradition in the state. Then as now, Quakers believed in equality and in granting women a unique role in their communities. Quakers . . . — Map (db m93753) HM
105New Jersey (Morris County), Mountain Lakes — Mountain Lakes Railroad Station1912
Built on property once owned by Hero Bull. Former slave. Cornerstone laid by Belle De Rivera, famed suffragette. Railroad instrumental in development of Mountain Lakes. Station burned in 1915, rebuilt 1919. — Map (db m91606) HM
106New Jersey (Passaic County), Haledon — The Botto HouseWomen’s Heritage Trail — Maria Botto —
The Botto House was the focal point for striking workers during the Paterson Silk Strike of 1913. Eva Botto (standing in this photo) daughter of Pietro and Maria Botto, and a striking silk mill worker, appears with a friend (seated left) and labor . . . — Map (db m94678) HM
107New Jersey (Union County), Summit — Florence Spearing RandolphWomen’s Heritage Trail — Wallace Chapel AME Zion Church —
Florence Spearing Randolph, born in Charleston, South Carolina on August 9, 1866 was an African-American A.M.E. Zion (Methodist) minister and social activist. She served as Pastor of Wallace Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church, Summit City, from 1925 to 1946. . . . — Map (db m94510) HM
108New Mexico (Catron County), Datil — Ada McPherson Morley (1852-1917)
Ada McPherson Morley ran a ranch outside of Datil, New Mexico where she raised three children, including Agnes Morley Cleaveland. A crusader for women's rights, she opposed the infamous Santa Fe Ring, worked for women's suffrage for over thirty . . . — Map (db m103064) HM
109New York (Broome County), Binghamton — 490 — Centenary Church
Site of the 45th Annual Convention of the NY State Woman Suffrage Association attended by 162 delegates October 14-17, 1913 — Map (db m132676) HM
110New York (Cattaraugus County), Olean — 363 — Women's Suffrage
Harriot Stanton Blatch, Pres. NYS Women's Political Union held suffrage liberty torch rally here July 1915 for women's right to vote — Map (db m153623) HM
111New York (Cayuga County), Brutus — Conduit For IdeasThe Canalway Trail
The Erie Canal tied together western New York and became a conduit for ideas as well as for commerce. Seneca Falls was the site of the first Women's Sufferage convention, organized by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott in 1848 to advocate . . . — Map (db m83670) HM
112New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Chautauqua County Political Equality Club
Chautauqua County Political Equality Club New York State's first countywide Political Equality Club organized formally at this site in October 31, 1888 to promote women's voting rights. With over 1,000 members, it was the largest county . . . — Map (db m94822) HM
113New York (Cortland County), Cortland — Suffragist
Lydia Strowbridge 1830-1904 graduated from the Hygeio Therapeutic Medical College & specialized in diseases of women and children. — Map (db m154512) HM
114New York (Cortland County), Homer — Childhood Home
Amelia Jenks Bloomer. Writer, speaker & activist, temperance, abolition and women's rights. 1818-1894. — Map (db m154507) HM
115New York (Essex County), Lewis — 341 — Inez Milholland
Lived and buried near here. Astride a white horse, led 1913 Suffrage Parade in Washington DC. Died at age 30 campaigning for women's right to vote. — Map (db m136667) HM
116New York (Fulton County), Johnston — 372 — Suffrage Pioneer
Elizabeth Cady Stanton, 1815-1902. Her father practiced law here in early 19th C. inspiring her fight for women's rights — Map (db m136958) HM
117New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Elizabeth Cady Stanton1815 - 1902
Pioneer For Women's Rights Was Born in Cady Home Located On This Site Erected By New York State Education Department And Johnstown Chapter, D.A.R. 1937 Rededicated Sep. 18, 1975 — Map (db m59062) HM
118New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony    1815 - 1902         1820 - 1906
The History of Woman Suffrage in Four Volumes is the documentary masterpiece from 50 years of co-operative teamwork between Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony. Both were outstanding leaders in the campaign for . . . — Map (db m50238) HM
119New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Historic Johnstown
1. Johnson Hall - 1763. Baronial home of Sir William Johnson, Superintendent of Indian Affairs for the British Crown. Johnson Hall is listed as a National Historic Landmark. Prior to the Revolutionary War, the home was a Native American trade and . . . — Map (db m53038) HM
120New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Women's Rights
Birthplace of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, 1815 - 1902 Pioneer of Women's Rights A Leader in the Women's Suffrage Movement. George E. Pataki, GovernorMap (db m59068) HM
121New York (Genesee County), LeRoy — Women’s Suffrage
On April 2, 1918, Delia Phillips was the first woman in LeRoy to vote in an election after New York State passed women's suffrage in 1917. She cast her ballot in LeRoy’s municipal building. In 1920, the 19th Constitutional Amendment was ratified . . . — Map (db m142112) HM
122New York (Livingston County), Geneseo — 498 — Shaw Sisters
Home of Nicholas Shaw Fraser and Eleanor Shaw Smith ca. 1910-1948. Held offices in state and national women's suffrage organizations. — Map (db m142147) HM
123New York (Monroe County), Greece — 499 — Greenleaf Home
Site of summer residence of Jean Brooks Greenleaf. President of NY State Woman Suffrage Assoc. 1890-1896. Campaigned for right to vote. — Map (db m132674) HM
124New York (Monroe County), Rochester — 505 — Douglass Home
Frederick and Anna Douglass lived in a home on this site with their 5 children, 1848-1851 Welcomed freedom seekers on the Underground Railroad — Map (db m128546) HM
125New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Frederick Douglass Home Site
Underground Railroad Sites Rochester's proximity to Lake Ontario afforded runaway slaves a direct route to freedom in Canada. Hundreds of runaway slaves were "conducted" from one "station" to another along this secret network of escape routes . . . — Map (db m65156) HM
126New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Susan B. Anthony HouseHeadquarters of the Suffrage Movement
A Suffragist and much more Susan B. Anthony lived in this house for the forty most active years of her life. This house was the site of her famous arrest for voting in 1872 and her death in 1906. It served as the headquarters for the National . . . — Map (db m58202) HM
127New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Susan B. Anthony Voted Here
At a shop on this site on November 5, 1872, Susan B. Anthony and 14 women from this neighborhood voted in the presidential election. Two weeks later, Miss Anthony was arrested in her home on Madison Street for this illegal action. Women . . . — Map (db m61902) HM
128New York (Montgomery County), Amsterdam — "Mother Lake"
Leonora Barry-Lake 1849 - 1930 Millhand Elected Knights of Labor National Head. Credited for First Mill Inspection Law. George E. Pataki, Governor Map (db m77591) HM
129New York (Montgomery County), Canajoharie — Canajoharie Academy
Site of Canajoharie Academy 1824-92 Susan B. Anthony Taught Here 1846 50. Charles F. Wheelock, Prin., 1880-91 — Map (db m57934) HM
130New York (Montgomery County), Charleston — Margaret Houck
While A Slave She Nursed Wounded at the Battle Of Monmouth June 28, 1778, Moved To the Area with Her Owner, Became a Beloved Care Giver — Map (db m61133) HM
131New York (Montgomery County), Fort Plain — Diefendorf Hall
Woman's rights leaders Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton spoke here March 25, 1867 on universal suffrage. — Map (db m136735) HM
132New York (Nassau County), East Farmingdale — 381 — Abigail E. Leonard
Former home of women's club founder, teacher, and community advocate. In 1917 organized local committee for women's suffrage — Map (db m132692) HM
133New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — A Place in History
It was on this piazza that Teddy Roosevelt was notified of his nomination for Governor of New York in 1898, for Vice President in 1900, and for President in 1904. He had the railing removed here to address more effectively groups gathered on the . . . — Map (db m42967) HM
134New York (New York County), New York — Dr. Gertrude B. Kelly Playground.52 Acre
Dr. Gertrude B. Kelly (1862-1934), a pioneer surgeon and philanthropist, was born in Ireland and emigrated to the United States in 1873. She studied at the Women's Medical College of the New York Infirmary for Women and Children, which was . . . — Map (db m126139) HM
135New York (New York County), New York — Elizabeth Cady Stanton(1815 - 1902) — Reformer —
A founder and leader of the American women's rights movement An ardent advocate of women's suffrage and a tireless fighter for equality and justice, she lived her last years at this site. — Map (db m98512) HM
136New York (New York County), New York — Frederick Douglass1818-1895
Born into slavery in Maryland, Frederick Bailey found the way to freedom along the Underground Railroad in 1838. Disguised as a sailor, he travelled to Manhattan by ship, and found shelter in the house of abolitionist David Ruggles on Lispenard . . . — Map (db m135718) HM
137New York (Onondaga County), Fayetteville — Matilda Joslyn Gage Home
"There is a word sweeter than mother, home or heaven. That word is Liberty!" reads Matilda Joslyn Gage's tombstone. Gage worked throughout her life (1826-1898) to extend liberty and equality to women and to those held in slavery. In her childhood, . . . — Map (db m142753) HM
138New York (Ontario County), Victor — Women's Rights
The equality of Haudenosaunee women was assured from the foundation of the Confederacy. The first person to accept the Peacemaker's message was a woman, Jikonhsaseh. She secured the rights, responsibilities, and roles Haudenosaunee women continue to . . . — Map (db m126250) HM
139New York (Oswego County), Oswego — Birthplace Dr. Mary Edwards Walker
Birthplace Dr. Mary Edwards Walker 1832-1919 Medal of Honor For Service in the Civil War — Map (db m48678) HM
140New York (Rensselaer County), Troy — Emma Willard
2/23/1787 – 4/15/1870 Educator, author, & founder in 1814 of first school for girls with a curriculum like that available to boys. George E. Pataki, GovernorMap (db m7193) HM
141New York (Rensselaer County), Valley Falls — Julia Blanche S. Clum1867-1919
One of the founders of Rensselaer County's first political equality club and a leader for woman suffrage. — Map (db m132505) HM
142New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — "Passage"
1776 Abigail Adams entreats her husband to "remember the ladies". 1777 Women lose the right to vote in New York. 1780 Women lose the right to vote in Massachusetts. 1784 Women lose the right to vote in New . . . — Map (db m104714) HM
143New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — First Presbyterian Church of Seneca Falls
First Presbyterian Church of Seneca Falls founded in 1807. Current building dedicated in 1873, first Equal Rights Amendment proposed here in 1923 by Alice Paul. — Map (db m65242) HM
144New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — First Woman’s Rights Convention
On this spot stood the Wesleyan Chapel Where the First Woman’s Rights Convention in the World’s history was held July 19 and 20 1848 ——————— Elizabeth Cady Stanton Moved this resolution Which . . . — Map (db m8128) HM
145New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — Onward to the Vote
When women first demanded "the elective franchise" or the right to vote at the 1848 convention, they secured their own and the Wesleyan Chapel's place in history. In 1908 this community and descendants of the convention's participants proudly . . . — Map (db m113559) HM
146New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — Suffrage Park
In grateful recognition of filmmakers Ken Burns and Paul Barnes, the community of Seneca Falls dedicates Suffrage Park in tribute to the film "Not For Ourselves Alone" for bringing national focus to the birthplace of Women's Rights, and for their . . . — Map (db m104836) HM
147New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — The Stanton House: Shaping a ReformerWomen's Rights National Historical Park
The Stanton House: Shaping a Reformer When Elizabeth Cady Stanton moved into this house in 1847, she was a socially conscious wife, mother, and housekeeper. When she and her family left in 1862, she was a leader of the nation's emerging . . . — Map (db m65318) HM
148New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — We Will Accomplish Wonders
In pursuit of women’s rights, Elizabeth Cady Stanton developed a network that included some of the most famous reformers in American history. Frederick Douglass, Lucretia Coffin Mott and her sister Martha Coffin Wright, William Lloyd Garrison, and . . . — Map (db m65311) HM
149New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — When Anthony Met Stanton
In May 1851, there was a chance encounter on the streets of Seneca Falls which forever altered the struggle for women's rights. Amelia Jenks Bloomer introduced Susan B. Anthony to Elizabeth Cady Stanton. The friendship that was forged between . . . — Map (db m65248) HM
150New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — Women's Rights National Park
Welcome to one of the few national parks dedicated to a social reform movement - Women's rights. Here in Seneca Falls and Waterloo, in living rooms and on front porches, in private and in public, a group of five women started a movement that would . . . — Map (db m143646) HM
151New York (St. Lawrence County), Richville — 374 — Helen Rich1827 - 1915
Poet of the Adirondacks who campaigned nationwide for woman's suffrage. Lived in Richville during 1850s — Map (db m110171) HM
152New York (Suffolk County), Amityville — 368 — Naomi W. Griffiths
First Amityville suffrage club president, formed 1914. Held local meetings and socials supporting voting rights for women. — Map (db m114716) HM
153New York (Suffolk County), Babylon — 367 — Suffrage Study Club
Local branch organized in 1912 at Alhambra Theatre to debate, discuss and support women's state and national voting rights. — Map (db m114715) HM
154New York (Suffolk County), East Hampton — 371 — May Groot Manson1859-1917
Home of Leader of Woman Suffrage League of East Hampton & Women's Political Union of Suffolk County. Buried Cedar Lawn Cemetery. — Map (db m148314) HM
155New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — 422 — Suffrage Rally
On this site in July 1913 a thousand people witnessed anti and pro suffragists clash over a 1776 wagon used as a symbol of votes for women — Map (db m132685) HM
156New York (Washington County), Cambridge — 693 — Hubbard Hall
Hubbard Hall opened in November 1878. Susan B. Anthony spoke to a full house at a Washington County women's suffrage convention held here in 1894. — Map (db m160004) HM
157New York (Wyoming County), Warsaw — 1853-1925Ella Hawley Crossett
1890 founder of Warsaw Political Equality Club, 1902 Pres/ New York State Suffrage Association — Map (db m57775) HM
158North Carolina (Beaufort County), Washington — B-24 — Josephus Daniels
Secretary of the Navy, 1913-21; Ambassador to Mexico; editor; author. Birthplace stood here. — Map (db m67565) HM
159North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — J-105 — N.C. Federation of Women's Clubs
Volunteer service group promoted suffrage, education, and other social, cultural causes. Founded 1902 one-half mi. SE. — Map (db m51714) HM
160North Carolina (Wayne County), Goldsboro — F-65 — Gertrude Weil1879-1971
Advocate for extending voting rights to women, 1920; reformer active in labor, race, Jewish causes. Home was here. — Map (db m66220) HM
161Ohio (Athens County), Athens — Ohio University's Distinguished Visitors
Susan Brownell Anthony Woman Suffrage Leader Visited October 19, 1878 "To secure both national and 'domestic tranquility,' to 'establish justice,' to carry out the spirit of our Constitution, put into the hands of all women....the . . . — Map (db m53838) HM
162Ohio (Butler County), Oxford — 35- 9 — Stanton's "Magnificent Dwelling" / Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Stanton's "Magnificent Dwelling" Home of Two Miami University Presidents Built by “Old Miami” University President Robert L. Stanton, D.D. (1810-1885) as his private home and president’s office, Stanton’s 1868 Italianate house . . . — Map (db m120312) HM
163Ohio (Clark County), Springfield — Eliza D. Stewart1816 - 1908
"Mother Stewart" as she is affectionately called, is the pioneering spirit behind the local and statewide temperance movement. In 1858 she lectures on and promotes temperance for the "Good Templars Society". During the Civil War she serves the . . . — Map (db m81938) HM
164Ohio (Clinton County), Chester Township — 12-14 — Jonah’s Run Baptist Church / Underwood Farms Rural Historic District
Jonah’s Run Baptist Church. The comingling of faiths in an area settled predominantly by Quakers helps explain the origins of Jonah’s Run Baptist Church. Ministered to by a Baptist preacher, the children and neighbors of Daniel Collett . . . — Map (db m141498) HM
165Ohio (Erie County), Sandusky — 23-22 — Jury of Erie County Women / Erie County Courthouse
"Jury of Erie County Women, First to be Impaneled Under Federal Suffrage" proclaimed the headline of the Sandusky Register on August 28, 1920. One of the first female Court of Common Pleas juries in the nation was impaneled in Erie County on August . . . — Map (db m79097) HM
166Ohio (Geauga County), Newbury — 13-28 — South Newbury Union Chapel
Side A Called the "Cradle of Equal Suffrage" and "Free Speech Chapel," Union Chapel was to be "...open and free for all denominations, but to be monopolized by no one or to the exclusion of anyone." Built in 1858 or 1859 on land donated by . . . — Map (db m122751) HM
167Ohio (Geauga County), Newbury — This Tablet Marks the Site of Union Chapel
Built by citizens of South Newbury, Ohio on land donated by Anson Mathews in 1856. This chapel was dedicated to Free Speech by James Abram Garfield Twentieth President of the United States Other speakers in this chapel were Susan B. . . . — Map (db m122752) HM
168Ohio (Lake County), Painesville — 12-43 — The Casement House / General Jack and Frances Jennings Casement
The Casement House. Western Reserve agriculturalist Charles Clement Jennings built the Casement House, also known as the “Jennings Place,” for his daughter Frances Jennings Casement in 1870. Designed by Charles W. Heard, . . . — Map (db m134514) HM
169Ohio (Lake County), Willoughby — 23-43 — Cora Gaines Carrel
Cora Gaines Carrel was the first woman to serve on a city council in the state of Ohio. Appointed by Mayor Josiah Jordan when the 19th amendmemt to the U.S. Constitution gave women the right to vote, Carrel pioneered city planning and ordinances . . . — Map (db m134091) WM
170Ohio (Licking County), Homer — 5-45 — Victoria Claflin-Woodhull-Martin / First Woman Candidate for President of the United States
Victoria Claflin-Woodhull-Martin Born in Homer in 1838, Victoria Claflin proved to be a woman with visions that exceeded her time. Victoria and her sister Tennessee, in 1870, became the first women stockbrokers in the country. Her opinions . . . — Map (db m12713) HM
171Ohio (Lorain County), Oberlin — 30-47 — Antoinette Brown Blackwell and First Church in OberlinAntoinette Brown Blackwell (1825–1921)
First Church was built by the Oberlin Community in 1842-44 for the great evangelist Charles Grandison Finney (1792-1875). He was its pastor, headed Oberlin College’s Theology Department, and later became College president. In the mid-19th . . . — Map (db m144079) HM
172Ohio (Lorain County), Oberlin — 13-47 — Oberlin College and Community / Abolitionism in OberlinFounded in 1833 /                      
Oberlin College and Community. Reverend John Jay Shipherd and Philo Penfield Stewart envisioned an educational institution and colony dedicated to the glory of God and named in honor of John Frederick Oberlin, a pastor in the Alsace-Lorraine . . . — Map (db m144277) HM
173Ohio (Morgan County), McConnelsville — 12-58 — Frances Dana Gage / Mount Airy Mansion
Frances Dana Gage One of Ohio's earliest proponents of women's rights, Frances Dana Gage (1808-1884) was born in Marietta and married McConnelsville attorney James L. Gage in 1829. She immersed herself in the major social issues of the day - . . . — Map (db m13403) HM
174Ohio (Trumbull County), Warren — 15-78 — Harriet Taylor Upton
After embracing the cause of women's suffrage, Harriet Taylor Upton (1854-1945) devoted her life to the movement. Born in Ravenna, she moved to Warren as a child and lived in this house beginning in 1873. Upton was treasurer of the National American . . . — Map (db m65443) HM
175Ohio (Washington County), Marietta — 20-84 — Muskingum River Underground Railroad / Marietta Leaders of the Underground Railroad
Muskingtum River Underground Railroad People living in Marietta and along the Muskingum River shared a history of slavery opposition. Manasseh Cutler, from Massachusetts and an Ohio Land Company agent, helped draft the Ordinance of 1787 that . . . — Map (db m21653) HM
176Oregon (Clackamas County), Oregon City — Abigail Scott DuniwayRebel for Rights
"When woman's true history shall have been written, her part in the upbuilding of this nation will astound the world." -- Abigail Scott Duniway, Path Breaking (1914) The third in a family of fourteen, Abigail "Jenny" Scott traveled west . . . — Map (db m114173) HM
177Oregon (Polk County), Rickreall — Polk County Fairgrounds Applegate Trail KioskSouthern Route to Oregon
(Seven panels dealing with topics related to the Applegate Trail are found at this kiosk:) In 1846, Jesse Applegate and fourteen others from near Dallas, Oregon, established a trail south from the Willamette Valley and east to Fort . . . — Map (db m114352) HM
178Oregon (Tillamook County), Manzanita — Oswald West
Charismatic, intelligent, and possessing a keen sense of humor, Oswald West was one of Oregon’s most memorable governors. He is famous for his open mind, ardent support of women’s suffrage, and his habit of making gubernatorial rounds on horseback. . . . — Map (db m113770) HM
179Pennsylvania (Centre County), Bellefonte — Anna Wagner Keichline(1889 - 1943)
First woman registered as an architect by the state (1920), this Bellefonte native, inventor, Cornell grad & women's suffrage advocate designed numerous buildings, including the Plaza Theatre here. She served as Special Agent, Army Intelligence, WWI. — Map (db m19547) HM
180Pennsylvania (Delaware County), Upper Darby Township — Abraham L. Pennock
This prominent abolitionist and patron of the arts resided here at Hoodland until his death in 1868. The home had been built in 1823 by his father-in-law, John Sellers II. A leader in the Pennsylvania Anti-Slavery Society, Abraham Pennock also was . . . — Map (db m81494) HM
181Pennsylvania (Delaware County), Upper Providence Township — Anna Howard Shaw(1847-1919)
A doctor and theologian, Shaw was national lecturer for the National American Women’s Suffrage Association and a colleague of Susan B. Anthony. As head of the Women’s Committee of the US Council of National Defense she coordinated all women’s . . . — Map (db m91779) HM
182Pennsylvania (Franklin County), Chambersburg — 23 — Hannah PattersonNational Votes for Women Trail — Road to the 19th Amendment —
Pennsylvania State Chair, Woman's Suffrage Party and a National Advocate for Women's Suffrage. Wilson College Trustee 1913-1917, 1922-1937. — Map (db m159608) HM
183Pennsylvania (Philadelphia County), Philadelphia — Louisa May Alcott
The author of “Little Women” was born here at “Pine Place,” Nov. 29, 1832, to the educator Bronson Alcott and his wife Abigail. An abolitionist, Civil War nurse, and suffragist, she wrote children’s books and gothic . . . — Map (db m46807) HM
184South Carolina (Beaufort County), Parris Island — Northern Most Known Bastion of Spanish Florida
Less than three decades after Columbus had discovered America, on Aug. 18, 1521 ( St. Helena's Day ), Spanish seafarers from Santo Domingo sighted this magnificent harbor, named its Eastern headland the Punta de Santa Elena, from which the area . . . — Map (db m21253) HM
185Tennessee (Benton County), Camden — 4A 50 — Mary Cordelia Beasley-Hudson
Mary Cordelia Beasley-Hudson, a life-long resident of Benton County, was an advocate for women's suffrage. The Tennessee General Assembly approved an amendment to the state constitution to allow women's suffrage on April 15, 1919. Seven days later . . . — Map (db m81359) HM
186Tennessee (Davidson County), Nashville — 3A 108 — Anne Dallas Dudley1876-1955
Anne Dudley played a significant role in the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment by the State of Tennessee. A native of Nashville, she served as president of the Nashville Equal Suffrage League, 1911-15; president of the Tennessee Equal . . . — Map (db m4524) HM
187Tennessee (Davidson County), Nashville — 226 — Campaign for the Vote
The Nashville Equal Suffrage League was formed nearby in 1911 at the former Tulane Hotel. In coordination with the Tennessee Equal Suffrage Association the energetic efforts of women leaders influenced public opinion in the decade ahead. . . . — Map (db m163927) HM
188Tennessee (Davidson County), Nashville — 3A 170 — Capers Memorial CME Church
The oldest known African-American congregation in Nashville, Capers Memorial Christian Methodist Episcopal Church was founded in a brick house near Sulphur Springs in 1832, as the "African Mission” of McKendree Methodist Episcopal Church. . . . — Map (db m147462) HM
189Tennessee (Davidson County), Nashville — Nineteenth Amendment To The United States ConstitutionThe Right of Citizens of the United States To Vote Shall Not Be Denied — Or Abridged By The United States Or By Any State On Account Of Sex —
How Tennessee Became "The Perfect 36" Centennial Park was the site of several suffrage rallies in the 1910s as suffragist marched from the state capitol to the park. They gave speeches and performances to thousands in attendance to garner . . . — Map (db m117841) HM
190Tennessee (Davidson County), Nashville — 155 — Woman Suffrage Rallies
Centennial Park was the site of May Day rallies held annually from 1914 until 1920, when the Tennessee General Assembly ratified the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing the right to vote to American women. Suffragists marched from . . . — Map (db m147457) HM
191Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — 2A 108 — Abby Crawford Milton1881 -1991
Abby C. Milton of Chattanooga was a leader in the women’s suffrage movement in Tennessee. The campaign culminated in a vote by the Tennessee Legislature in 1920 to ratify the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, giving women the right to vote. . . . — Map (db m74631) HM
192Tennessee (Overton County), Livingston — 2D 36 — Albert Houston Roberts35th Governor of Tennessee — 1919-1921 —
Albert H. Roberts lived on this site from 1910 to 1920. This building, previously located on Main Street, was his law office. During Governor Roberts' administration, the General Assembly cast the decisive vote that made the women's suffrage . . . — Map (db m157365) HM
193Tennessee (Shelby County), Memphis — 4E 75 — Elizabeth Avery Meriwether1824 - 1917
Born in Bolivar, Elizabeth Meriwether spent much of her life in Memphis. A noted author, her more famous works include The Master of Red Leaf, Black and White, and Recollections of 92 Years. Mrs. Meriwether toured many states lecturing in support of . . . — Map (db m55308) HM
194Tennessee (Shelby County), Memphis — 4E 123 — Mary Church Terrell1863 - 1954
Born in Memphis in 1863, Mary Church Terrell was noted as a champion of human rights. The daughter of millionaire Robert Church, Sr., she was graduated from Oberlin College in 1884 and later made her home in Washington, D.C. In 1904, she was a . . . — Map (db m63342) HM
195Texas (Harris County), Houston — 14912 — W. L. and Susan Clayton
Mississippi native William Lockhart Clayton (1880-1966) left school early to become a court reporter. His skill attracted an executive of the American Cotton Company, and he moved first to St. Louis then to the New York office the following year. He . . . — Map (db m125879) HM
196Texas (Panola County), Carthage — 10835 — Margie Neal(1875 - 1971)
A native of Panola County, Margie Elizabeth Neal began her career as a teacher in 1893. She became editor and owner of the East Texas Register newspaper in 1904. A respected educator and leader in the woman suffrage movement, she was the first . . . — Map (db m104958) HM
197Texas (Polk County), Moscow — 10397 — Texas Statesman William Pettus Hobby(1878-1964)
Businessman and politician William Pettus Hobby was born near this Moscow site, the son of Eudora Adeline (Pettus)and Edwin E. Hobby, a state senator and judge. At age 17, William joined the staff of the Houston Post and rose to managing editor at . . . — Map (db m35316) HM
198Texas (Tom Green County), San Angelo — 810 — Charles B. Metcalfe(May 18, 1856 - Dec. 10, 1941) — Tom Green County Statesman —
Sponsor of 1918 measure to give Texas women right to vote. Born in Lawrence County, Tenn. Came to Texas 1872. Helped map town site of Ben Ficklin, first county seat, Tom Green County. Grew first bale of cotton and installed first . . . — Map (db m71967) HM
199Texas (Travis County), Austin — 15417 — Jane Yelvington McCallum
One of the most prominent leaders of the Texas woman suffrage movement of the early 20th century, Jane Y. McCallum lived in this house with her husband, Arthur N., and five children. As a member of the Texas Joint Legislative Council (nicknamed . . . — Map (db m26142) HM
200Texas (Travis County), Austin — 15026 — The Woman Suffrage Movement in Texas
Legal efforts to enfranchise women in Texas can be traced to 1868, when Rep. T.H. Mundine of Burleson introduced a Woman Suffrage Bill in the State Legislature. In the following five decades Texas women formed suffrage organizations to lobby for . . . — Map (db m25684) HM

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