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Susan B. Anthony Historical Markers

These markers follow the life of the famous suffragette.
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1 California, Madera County, Ahwahnee — Ahwahnee Tavern
Historic way-station on the old stage road, Raymond to Wawona. The tavern was built by William Sell in the late 1880's lunch was served to many notable people such as: President Theodore Roosevelt, Susan B Anthony, Andrew Carnegie, John D . . . Map (db m149057) HM
2 California, Santa Clara County, Palo Alto, Barron Park — 969 — Homesite of Sarah WallisMayfield Farm
Sarah Armstrong Wallis (1825–1905) was a pioneer in the campaign for women’s voting rights. In 1870 she was elected president of California’s first statewide suffrage organization which in 1873 incorporated as the California State Woman Suffrage . . . Map (db m2718) HM
3 Colorado, Chaffee County, Buena Vista — The Placers In Between
In the late 1800’s, transportation of goods and people could be an arduous undertaking. Gold and silver fever led many to endure travel up the Arkansas River from Canon City to Leadville. Although arguably the largest and most notorious, . . . Map (db m107835) HM
4 District of Columbia, Washington, Northwest Washington, Penn Quarter — Susan B. Anthony 1820 - 1906The Extra Mile — Points of Light Volunteer Pathway —
Blessed with an industrious and self-disciplined spirit, Susan B. Anthony persevered through the prejudice and culture of her time to emerge as the architect of a movement which secured the passage of the 19th Amendment that gave women the right to . . . Map (db m92190) HM
5 Indiana, Marion County, Indianapolis, Downtown — Susan B. Anthony(February 15, 1820 - March 13, 1906)
The second of seven children of a Quaker cotton manufacturer and abolitionist, Susan Brownell Anthony learned to read and write at just 3 years old. Her father structured her upbringing around self-discipline, principled beliefs and self-respect. . . . Map (db m132842) HM
6 Indiana, Monroe County, Bloomington — Susan B. Anthony Speech
In commemoration of Susan B. Anthony's speech at the Walnut Street Presbyterian Church (once located here) November 10-11, 1887. Susan B. Anthony was a champion for women's suffrage and a key advocate for women's rights. Her Bloomington . . . Map (db m232336) HM
7 Kansas, Leavenworth County, Leavenworth — 13 — The AnthonysHistoric Wayside Tour #13
Daniel Read Anthony, born on February 15, 1820 and his sister, Susan Brownell Anthony, born on August 22, 1824, had tremendous influence over the course of events in Kansas and the nation. Daniel's influence was felt through his newspaper and Susan . . . Map (db m42150) HM
8 Maryland, Prince George's County, Hyattsville — The Constitution / The 19th Amendment
The Constitution The colonists had been bristling under British rule for ten years when the First Continental Congress convened in the Fall of 1774. On April 19, 1775, the Revolution began, and by the end of 1777, the Congress had written . . . Map (db m145907) HM
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9 Massachusetts, Berkshire County, Adams — Friends Meeting House
Built in 1782 by Quakers who had settled Adams (then East Hoosuc) from Smithfield, R. I. and Dartmouth, Mass. in 1769. Coming together from the farms in this valley, the Friends worshipped here for sixty years before the meeting was laid down upon . . . Map (db m118616) HM
10 Massachusetts, Berkshire County, Adams — Susan Brownell AnthonyFebruary 15, 1820 - March 13, 1906 — Born Adams, Massachusetts —
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 . . . Map (db m118588) HM
11 New Hampshire, Merrimack County, Concord — Nathaniel & Armenia WhiteDowntown Concord — Est. 1725 —
Abolitionists, Suffragists & Philanthropists Fifteen-year-old Nathaniel White arrived in Concord, virtually penniless, to work as a clerk in a Main Street hotel. Six years later, in 1832, he had saved sufficiently to become a partner . . . Map (db m115905) HM
12 New 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
13 New 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 m209349) HM
14 New 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
15 New York, Monroe County, Rochester, Highland — Susan B. Anthony
Susan B. Anthony 1820-1906 Leader in the movement for women's political, social, economic, and education rights. Proposed the 19th amendment to the United States Constitution. Map (db m115281) HM
16 New York, Monroe County, Rochester, Mayor's Heights — 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
17 New 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
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18 New 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
19 New 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 . . . Map (db m142753) HM
20 New York, Otsego County, Cooperstown — 493 — Susan B. Anthony
Met with county residents Feb. 9, 1855 in building on this site. Formed committee to advocate for women's right to vote.Map (db m169508) HM
21 New 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
22 New 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
23 New 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
24 New 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
25 New 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
26 Ohio, 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
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27 Ohio, Lake County, Painesville, Painesville Township — 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, son-in-law and . . . Map (db m134514) HM
28 Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Philadelphia, Holmesburg — Torresdale / HolmesburgDelaware River Trail
Philadelphia's industrial might and its location along the Delaware River earned it the title "Workshop of the World." For the earliest inhabitants, the river provided food. Industry used it later for transportation and as a convenient sewer. . . . Map (db m194937) HM
29 Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Philadelphia, Tacony — Tacony / WissinomingDelaware River Trail
The Delaware River has shaped the culture and economy of Philadelphia for centuries. The area's first residents, the Lenni Lenapi, came here to fish and hunt. European immigrants arrived in the mid-1500s. They built factory towns connected to the . . . Map (db m194933) HM
30 Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Philadelphia, Wissinoming — Tacony / WissinomingDelaware River Trail
The Delaware River has shaped the culture and economy of Philadelphia for centuries. The area's first residents, the Lenni Lenapi, came here to fish and hunt. European immigrants arrived in the mid-1500s. They built factory towns connected to the . . . Map (db m240200) HM
31 Virginia, Fairfax County, Lorton — 1/2 — "Forward Out of Darkness" / Issuing a Call for Women's Rights
"Forward Out of Darkness," Women on the Margins of a New Nation, 1776 and Prior
“Remember the Ladies… If particular [sic] care and attention is not paid to the Ladies we are determined to foment a Rebellion, . . . Map (db m196692)
32 Virginia, Fairfax County, Lorton — 3/4 — Building a Political Movement / Testing Constitutional Amendments
Building a Political Movement, 1865-1900
"Cautious, careful people, casting about to preserve their reputation and social standing, never can bring about reform." Susan B. Anthony, 1860
After the Civil . . . Map (db m197314) HM
33 Wisconsin, Green Lake County, Berlin — 362 — Lucy Smith Morris(1850 – 1935)
Before women achieved the right to vote, clubs often served as women's political and cultural forums. Foreseeing the political power of a statewide alliance of women, Lucy Smith Morris organized Wisconsin's women's clubs into one coalition in 1896. . . . Map (db m190492) HM
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May. 25, 2024