WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE

Program
NYS Historic
Subject
Event
Location
Lincoln Park 100 E. State St., Olean, NY
Lat/Long
42.077386, -78.429148
Grant Recipient
Olean DAR
Historic Marker

WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE

Inscription

WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE
HARRIOT STANTON BLATCH, PRES.
NYS WOMEN’S POLITICAL UNION
HELD SUFFRAGE LIBERTY
TORCH RALLY HERE JULY 1915
FOR WOMEN'S RIGHT TO VOTE
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2017

Lincoln Park, locatd in Olean, NY, was the site of a rally for women’s suffrage held in July 1915. One of the leaders was Harriot Stanton Blatch, daughter of Elizabeth Cady Stanton. One of their campaign symbols was the “Suffrage Liberty Torch.”