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Elizabeth Cady Stanton Historical Markers

These markers follow the events of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, women's suffrage leader.
 
State Historic Landmark 969 Marker image, Touch for more information
By Leticia A. Kohnen, November 1, 2006
State Historic Landmark 969 Marker
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1California (Santa Clara County), Palo Alto — 969 — Homesite of Sarah WallisMayfield Farm
On La Silva Drive 0.2 miles south of Military Way, on the left when traveling south.
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 . . . — Map (db m2718) HM
2Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — Susan B. Anthony(February 15, 1820 - March 13, 1906)
On West Walnut Street east of North Pierson Street, in the median.
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
3Kansas (Leavenworth County), Leavenworth — 13 — The AnthonysHistoric Wayside Tour #13
On Esplanade Street near Pottawatomie Street, on the right when traveling north.
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
4Maryland (Prince George's County), Hyattsville — The Constitution / The 19th Amendment
On Toledo Road just west of America Boulevard, on the left when traveling west.
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
5Maryland (Washington County), Hagerstown — Ann Carroll Fitzhugh Smith1805 - 1875 — Civil Rights Figure —
Near South Potomac Street (Maryland Route 65) just north of West Memorial Boulevard, on the right when traveling south.
Born in Hagerstown, Ann Carroll Fitzhugh moved to New York State with her family at age twelve. She married wealthy abolitionist and philanthropist Gerrit Smith in 1822. Together, they were pioneers in the abolition and womens' rights movements, . . . — Map (db m146015) HM
6Massachusetts (Hampshire County), Florence — Entrepreneurs and Philanthropists
On Park Street at Meadow Street on Park Street.
The major industries established in Florence during the 19th century were founded by reform-minded individuals who championed progressive causes throughout their lives. Their success in business was matched by their generosity in giving. Many of the . . . — Map (db m65757) HM
7New Hampshire (Merrimack County), Concord — Nathaniel & Armenia WhiteDowntown Concord — Est. 1725 —
On North Main Street (U.S. 3) south of School Street, on the right when traveling north.
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
8New York (Cayuga County), Brutus — Conduit For IdeasThe Canalway Trail
Near New York State Route 31 at West Brutus Street.
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
9New York (Fulton County), Johnston — 372 — Suffrage Pioneer
On North William Street near Church Street, on the left when traveling north.
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
10New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Elizabeth Cady Stanton1815 - 1902
On North Market Street near West Main Street (New York State Route 29/67), on the right when traveling north.
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
11New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony    1815 - 1902         1820 - 1906
On South William Street, on the right when traveling south.
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
12New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Historic Johnstown
On W.Main Street at N. Market Street on W.Main Street.
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
13New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Women's Rights
On North Market Street, on the right when traveling north.
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
14New York (Montgomery County), Fort Plain — Diefendorf Hall
On Main Street (New York State Route 80), on the right when traveling east.
Woman's rights leaders Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton spoke here March 25, 1867 on universal suffrage. — Map (db m136735) HM
15New York (New York County), New York — Elizabeth Cady Stanton(1815 - 1902) — Reformer —
On West 94th Street west of Broadway, on the right when traveling east.
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
16New York (Onondaga County), Fayetteville — Matilda Joslyn Gage Home
On Walnut Street at East Genesee Street (New York State Route 5), on the right when traveling south on Walnut Street.
"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
17New York (Ontario County), Victor — Women's Rights
Near Boughton Hill Road (New York State Route 41) at Victor Holcomb Road (New York State Route 444).
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
18New York (Rensselaer County), Troy — A Panoramic View of American History
We want our many visitors to realize that they are looking at one of the single most important broad overviews of American history anywhere in the country! What you see before you is the confluence of the Hudson and Mohawk rivers and "...most . . . — Map (db m32346) HM
19New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — "Passage"
On Bayard Street at Spring Street, on the right when traveling east on Bayard Street.
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
20New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — A Courageous Call for Equal Rights
On Fall Street (U.S. 20) 0.1 miles west of Mynderse Street, on the right when traveling west.
At first we traveled quite alone…but before we had gone many miles we came on the other wagon –load of women…and long before we reached Seneca Falls we were a procession. Charlotte Woodward, about 1920 Here in the Wesleyan . . . — Map (db m8202) HM
21New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — Elizabeth Cady Stanton
On Washington Street 0.1 miles north of Seneca Street.
Promoter of the first Women's Rights Convention lived here. Convention was held across the river — Map (db m65312) HM
22New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — First Woman’s Rights Convention
On Mynderse Street at Fall Street (U.S. 20), on the left when traveling north on Mynderse Street.
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
23New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — Stanton's Busy World
On Seneca Street east of Washington Street, on the left when traveling east.
The landscape in front of you looked vastly different in Elizabeth Cady Stanton's day. Instead of a serene lake, mills and factories lined the much narrower Seneca-Cayuga Canal and Seneca River. Canal boats plied the waterways; trains on the . . . — Map (db m104835) HM
24New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — Stanton's Grassmere
On Washington Street just north of Seneca Street, on the right when traveling north.
When the Stanton family moved to Seneca Falls in 1847, the house was nearly twice as large as it now is but dilapidated and overgrown. Acting as her own general contractor, Elizabeth Cady Stanton hired workers and oversaw its refurbishment. The . . . — Map (db m65313) HM
25New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — The Stanton House: Shaping a ReformerWomen's Rights National Historical Park
On Washington Street 0.1 miles south of Seneca Street, on the right when traveling north.
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
26New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — We Will Accomplish Wonders
On Washington Street 0.1 miles south of Seneca Street, on the right when traveling north.
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
27New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — When Anthony Met Stanton
On East Bayard Street 0.1 miles east of Ovid Street.
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
28New York (Seneca County), Waterloo — Strong Words Encourage Strong Convictions
On East Williams Street just east of North Virginia Street.
"Dear Elizabeth, Rain or shine I intend to spend Sunday with you that we may all together concoct a declaration. I have drawn up one but you may suggest alterations & improvements for I know it is not as perfect a declaration as should go . . . — Map (db m60132) HM
29New York (Seneca County), Waterloo — Women's Rights National Historic Park - Hunt House
On East Main Street (U.S. 20) just west of Thurber Drive, on the left when traveling east.
Welcome to one of the few national parks dedicated to a social 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 m60136) HM
30New York (Seneca County), Waterloo — Women's Rights National Historic Park - M'Clintock House
On East Williams Street just from North Virginia Street, on the right when traveling east.
Welcome to one of the few national parks dedicated to a social 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 m60134) HM
31Ohio (Butler County), Oxford — 35- 9 — Stanton's "Magnificent Dwelling" / Elizabeth Cady Stanton
On East Spring Street at Oak Street, on the left when traveling west on East Spring Street.
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
32Ohio (Lake County), Painesville — 12-43 — The Casement House / General Jack and Frances Jennings Casement
Near Casement Avenue north of Woodsworth Avenue, on the left when traveling north.
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
33Virginia (Fairfax County), Occoquan — Women Suffrage Prisoners at Occoquan WorkhouseOccoquan Regional Park
On Occoquan Regional Park Road near Ox Road (Virginia Route 123), on the left when traveling east. Reported missing.
Adjacent to this park a group of women was imprisoned in 1917 for demanding the right to vote. The road to Occoquan Workhouse had started in 1848. In July 1848 at the Seneca Falls Convention in New York, officially opening the American women’s . . . — Map (db m2343) HM
34Wisconsin (Green Lake County), Berlin — 362 — Lucy Smith Morris(1850 – 1935)
On East Huron Street (State Highway 116) at North Church Street, on the left when traveling east on East Huron Street.
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 m20162) HM
 
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