SUSAN B. ANTHONY

Program
NYS Historic
Subject
Event
Location
1 N. Erie St, Mayville, NY
Lat/Long
42.254441, -79.505057
Grant Recipient
Chautauqua County Historian
Historic Marker

SUSAN B. ANTHONY

Inscription

SUSAN B. ANTHONY
SPOKE AT COURTHOUSE ON THIS
SITE DEC. 26, 1854 TO ORGANIZE
FIRST COUNTY WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE
CONVENTION FOR NY STATE
WOMEN’S RIGHTS COMMITTEE.
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2018

In 1854, Susan B. Anthony began an organized, statewide effort to establish a suffrage committee in each county in New York State, beginning with Chautauqua County. The goal was to hold a women’s rights convention and establish committees to circulate petitions to promote women’s suffrage legislation.