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September 13, 2022

Double-header NVWT Marker Celebration Held in Saratoga, New York

Saratoga, New York’s role in the American Revolution is legendary, but very little is known about Saratoga’s role in the 72-year Bloodless Revolution - the fight for women’s suffrage. The dedication of…
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September 6, 2022

Amy Kirby Post Marker in Rochester, NY

A dedication was held in July for Amy Kirby Post's Pomeroy marker. Her marker was sponsored by the Mt Hope Cemetery located in Rochester, NY, where she is buried. The ceremony was…
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August 30, 2022

Amelia Bloomer Marker Dedicated on School Grounds

On May 27, 2022, a Pomeroy marker was installed in a little garden located on the east side of Amelia & Dexter C. Bloomer Elementary School grounds in Council Bluffs,…
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August 23, 2022

Asheville, NC Gets NVWT Pomeroy Marker

The League of Women Voters of Asheville-Buncombe held an event honoring Helen Morris Lewis in Asheville on May 22, 2002. In attendance were over 20 members of Helen's family. They helped…
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August 16, 2022

Susan B. Anthony and Trial Courthouse Get NVWT Marker

It was a windy chilly day on June 18, but everyone had so much fun at this marker dedication on the anniversary of Susan B. Anthony’s conviction for voting. Dignitaries…
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August 9, 2022

Historical Markers Honoring Women’s Suffragists Unveiled in Auburn

Article: NCWHS' Administrative Assistant Lindsay Hinkle was in Auburn, NY, over July 4 weekend and took these photos of the local National Votes for Women's Trail markers. She was very excited as these…
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August 2, 2022

Arlington, VA Elementary School Gets NVWT Marker

On March 23, 2022, the Arlington Science Focus School in Arlington, VA enthusiastically installed a Pomeroy marker honoring Mary Morris Lockwood. Mary Lockwood was an active suffragist, both nationally and…
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July 19, 2022

Morristown, TN Suffragist Honored by DAR with National Marker

On June 4, 2022, a dedication was held to honor Hannah Julia Price Hardy with a NVWT Pomeroy marker. Price lived in the home that would become the Women’s Club…
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July 12, 2022

El Paso, TX Gets NVWT Pomeroy Marker for Maud Sampson Williams

On a beautiful afternoon on March 24, the Maud Sampson Williams Pomeroy Marker was unveiled at the El Paso County Courthouse. Image: Brian Kanof Civil Rights attorney Ouisa D. Davis…
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July 5, 2022

Marker Dedication for Hester Jeffrey at Memorial AME Zion Church in Rochester, NY

Letter from Judy Wellman, NCWHS Vice-President and NY State Coordinator, NVWT Dear Rev. Blue, Robin Nowell (a.k.a. Hester Jeffrey), and so many others who participated in the dedication on Sunday…
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June 28, 2022

Mary Bartlett Dixon and Mary Jenkins Honored in Easton, Maryland 

The Talbot Historical Society, the Maryland Women’s Heritage Center, the National Collaborative for Women's History Sites, and the William G. Pomeroy Foundation unveiled a new historical marker on May 14,…
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June 21, 2022

Newport, RI Centennial Commemoration of the 19th Amendment – August 26, 2020

The long-planned Centennial Commemoration of the 19th Amendment, which gave women nationally the right to vote, took place August 26, 2020, in the Gold Room at Marble House. The event…
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June 14, 2022

New York Celebrated a Marker Dedication at Vassar College on May 7

Photo credit: Karl Rabe/Vassar College Inez Milholland’s great nephew, John Tepper Marlin (and his wife, Alice Tepper Marlin), Harriot Stanton Blatch’s great-granddaughter, Coline Jenkins, and Rose Schneiderman’s great niece, Annie…
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May 16, 2022

Justice Bell Suffrage Marker Installed in Williamsport, PA

The dedication on March 25, 2022, was well-attended and people in the community were very happy to have the Justice Bell NVWT Pomeroy marker installed. For more information about the…
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May 9, 2022

Cincinnati Celebrates Three NVWT Markers in One Celebration! 

Cincinnati suffrage marker dedication on March 25, 2022, was held downtown at the headquarters of Fifth Third Bank. (Image: RVP Photography) The dedication was for all three Cincinnati markers: Margaret and…
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May 2, 2022

Austin, NV Gets 5th NVWT Pomeroy Marker for State

The cold and snow did not stall the fifth installation of a suffrage marker in Austin, Nevada on March 10, 2022. The collaboration between the NCWHS and the Pomeroy Foundation…
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March 25, 2022

Marker Installed for Col. Frank Mayes in Pensacola, FL

A NVWT marker installed at 15 E. Intendencia St, Pensacola, FL to honor Col Frank Mayes.
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March 17, 2022

NVWT Article in NWHA’s Women’s History

Check out the article submitted by the National Votes for Women Trail committee chair, Nancy Brown, on page 25. Enjoy the entire issue here:
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January 12, 2022

Maryland Unveiled NVWT Pomeroy Marker in Westminster On December 4

(Photo credits: Kalin Thomas & Steve Bodnar) Unveiling the Mary B. Shellman historic marker at the Historical Society of Carroll County: Maria Johnson Darby (Maryland Women's Heritage Center Board President), Ed Rothstein (Carroll County…
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December 27, 2021

NVWT Historical Marker Dedication for Catharine Waugh McCulloch

The Evanston Women’s History Project held the dedication of the National Votes for Women Trail Marker for Catharine Waugh McCulloch on Saturday, October 30th at 11 am in newly renovated…
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December 13, 2021

6th NVWT Pomeroy Marker Dedication for Delaware

NVWT Pomeroy Marker in honor of suffrage leader Margaret White Houston Georgetown, Delaware, October 23, 2021 – At a ceremony dedicating a NVWT Pomeroy Marker in honor of suffrage leader…
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November 29, 2021

Alpha Suffrage Club Gets NVWT Pomeroy Marker

A National Votes for Women Trail marker for the Alpha Suffrage Club was unveiled on Friday October 1 in Chicago. The Alpha Suffrage Club was founded in 1913 by journalist…
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November 15, 2021

Wilmington, Delaware Dedicates Four Pomeroy Suffrage Markers

Wilmington, Delaware – On September 28, 2021, National Voter Registration Day, at the site of the former Thomas Garrett Settlement House, Wilmington dedicated four Pomeroy Markers honoring the work of…
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November 1, 2021

Sandy Spring Museum dedicated marker honoring Mary Bentley Thomas and Carolyn Hallowell Miller

(Photo: Kathi Santora) Mary Bentley Thomas descendants stand at her marker with Steve Bodner of the Pomeroy Foundation The Sandy Spring Museum, in Sandy Spring, MD, on Sunday, September 12, honored…
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October 18, 2021

Suffrage Marker Dedication Honoring Emily Pierson of Cromwell, CT

The NVWT Pomeroy marker dedication held on September 14 began with a curation of suffrage speech excerpts by honoree Emily Pierson, performed by the Cromwell Historical Society. An overview of National Votes…
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October 13, 2021

Celebrating Women’s Suffrage with Wyoming’s First Historic Marker on the National Votes for Women Trail

August 9, 2021 CHEYENNE, WY – In 2020, the National Collaborative for Women’s History Sites (NCWHS) and the William G. Pomeroy Foundation partnered to launch a new historic marker program commemorating…
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October 6, 2021

Historic Denver Hosted Marker Dedication for Molly Brown

Historic Denver’s Molly Brown House Museum is the newest site for a historic marker on the National Votes for Women Trail. Launched by The National Collaborative for Women’s History Sites…
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September 29, 2021

Votes for Women Trail Marker at the Girlhood Home of Carrie Chapman Catt

Carrie Lane Chapman Catt Girlhood Home and Museum, located near Charles City, Iowa, held a dedication of a NVWT marker on July 9, 2021.The National 19th Amendment Society (NNAS), the non-profit organization…
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September 20, 2021

Long Beach, NY Gets NVWT Pomeroy Marker

Honoring suffrage pioneer with plaque at entrance to boardwalk in Long Beach (Image of article: Natalie Naylor)
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September 6, 2021

Pickler Mansion, Faulkton, SD Suffrage Marker Installed

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August 23, 2021

Dedication for New Pembina Marker Honoring Ojibwa Suffragist

Pembina, North Dakota - A special program dedicating the new historic marker honoring Ojibwa attorney Marie Louise Bottineau Baldwin (1863-1952), a member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa, took…
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August 16, 2021

Louisiana’s Old State Capitol Hosted Marker Dedication

On Tuesday, June 29 Louisiana's Old State Capitol unveiled the first Votes for Women marker in Louisiana as part of the Votes for Women Trail. It was in this statehouse…
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August 2, 2021

Delaware Dedicates its First Pomeroy Marker

Dover, Delaware, June 26, 2021 – At a ceremony dedicating the state’s first Pomeroy Marker in honor of suffrage leader Mabel Lloyd Ridgely (1872-1962), The Honorable Lisa Blunt Rochester, Delaware’s at-large representative…
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June 21, 2021

Alabama Unveils Second NVWT Marker

June 4, 2021. On this day 102 years ago the United States Congress passed the 19th Amendment, sending it to the states to be ratified. Today we commemorated the pioneering…
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May 10, 2021

NVWT Pomeroy Marker Installed in Las Cruces, NM

The Woman's Improvement Association NVWT Pomeroy marker was installed in Pioneer Women's Park in Las Cruces, New Mexico, on March 22, 2021. The League of Women Voters of Southern New…
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April 15, 2021

City of Havre de Grace Dedicated Suffrage Marker on NVWT

Image credit: Pat Venturino-Venture Photos A significant moment in Harford County Women’s Suffrage history was recognized on March 27, 2021, at 1:00 P.M. Havre de Grace dedicated and unveiled the state of…
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March 22, 2021

Skinner Marker in Dunedin Dedicated – First Marker in State of Florida

On Friday, March 5, a National Votes for Women Trail Pomeroy marker was dedicated in Dunedin, Florida, the first in the state. The marker honors Elizabeth Skinner. In attendance were…
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February 22, 2021

Patagonia, AZ installs Pomeroy Marker at 1914 Grammar School

A brief ceremony to celebrate the installation of the Pomeroy marker at the Patagonia Museum in Patagonia, AZ, was to take place along with their annual meeting on Saturday, January 23,…
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January 20, 2021

NVWT Pomeroy marker installed in Mount Pleasant, IA for Belle Babb Mansfield

On November 12, a Pomeroy marker honoring Belle Babb Mansfield was unveiled on the campus of Iowa Wesleyan University in Mount Pleasant, IA, as part of their annual Belle Babb…
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January 1, 2021

NVWT marker installed for Lucy Clark in Farmington, UT

Utah installed a Pomeroy marker for Lucy Clark in Farmington in early November with the hope that they would be able to at least have a small public unveiling. Unfortunately,…
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December 10, 2020

Hannah Patterson Marker Dedicated in Chambersburg, PA

On November 5, Hannah Patterson was honored with a Pomeroy Marker at Wilson College in Chambersburg, PA.    
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October 20, 2020

North Dakota Installs 4th and 5th Markers

The Golden Valley Historical Society dedicated a new historic marker honoring early “Votes for Women” advocates on the grounds of the Golden Valley County Museum lawn in Beach, on Saturday,…
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October 9, 2020

NVWT Marker Installed in Union Springs, NY for Zobedia Alleman

A NVWT marker honoring Zobedia Alleman was installed in Union Springs, NY, on October 6, 2020. The Happenings of Union Springs Facebook page posted a live video of the installation.…
September 6, 2020

NCWHS President writes piece on hometown of Huntsville’s suffrage recognition

National Collaborative for Women's History Sites President, Marsha Weinstein wrote this op-ed piece about her hometown of Huntsville, Alabama, and their efforts in sharing the stories of women suffrage in…
August 28, 2020

Birthplace of Elizabeth Cady Stanton has a Number of Ties to NVWT

NCWHS Board member and NVWT chair, Nancy Brown was featured in an article in her local newspaper about her ties to the National Votes for Women Trail, along with other…
August 26, 2020

#VoterGirlVideo — Junior Trailblazer Contest Rules

Are you between the ages of 13 and 17? 1. Visit Click on “View the Trail”. There you will find inspiring stories about suffragist activities that took place throughout…
August 23, 2020

Elizabeth Cady Stanton descendant: Preserve these forgotten stories – Opinion by Coline Jenkins

Coline Jenkins, great-great-granddaughter of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, wrote an opinion piece featured on CNN's digital platform in which she talks about the National Collaborative for Women's History Sites and the…
August 14, 2020

Become a Trailblazer: Uncovering the Whole Story of Women’s Suffrage

The Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission partnered with the National Votes for Women Trail for a brown bag webinar on Thursday, August 13, 2020. Watch the webinar below to learn about…
August 10, 2020

The Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission is Partnering with the National Votes for Women Trail

The Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission is partnering with the National Votes for Women Trail to document suffrage sites around the country and the stories that go with them. The Women’s…
July 29, 2020

Votes for Delaware Women Exhibition

National Votes for Women Trail state coordinator for Delaware, Anne Boylan, curated the "Votes for Delaware Women" exhibition at the University of Delaware Library's Special Collections department. Though the library…