- Grant Recipient
- 127 Dosoris Lane, Glen Cove, NY
- 40.880736, -73.63011
The Long Island Woman Suffrage Association, Inc.
HELEN SHERMAN PRATT AND
FLORENCE GIBB PRATT,
SISTERS-IN-LAW WHO ADVOCATED
FOR WOMEN’S VOTING RIGHTS
CA. 1917, LIVED NEAR HERE.
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2017
Helen Sherman Pratt and Florence Gibb Pratt were sisters-in-law and well-known members of the Glen Cove community. Helen and husband George’s summer estate was Killenworth. Florence and husband Herbert’s summer estate was called Braes. In addition to other philanthropic causes, they used their considerable wealth and political influence to work for women’s suffrage and help secure political equality for women. Florence Gibb Pratt served as treasurer of the Woman’s Suffrage Party of New York City.