Susan B. Anthony: Famous Suffragist, Abolitionist & Rochesterian

By Evelyn Patterson “Let’s Have Tea” Statue in Rochester Susan B. Anthony was born in 1820 in Adams, Massachusetts, and later she and her family moved to the city of Rochester in 1845. Their Rochester house served as a meeting place for abolitionist groups, and eventually Susan B. Anthony herself became an abolitionist, a follower… Continue reading Susan B. Anthony: Famous Suffragist, Abolitionist & Rochesterian

Susan B. Anthony: A Role Model for All Feminists

By Anna Sheehan Susan B. Anthony was one of the famous activists fighting for woman suffrage in nineteenth-century America. Her grave is available for the public to visit at Mount Hope Cemetery, where she continues to be remembered and celebrated, especially on Election Day. The tradition of placing “I voted” sticker on her headstone started… Continue reading Susan B. Anthony: A Role Model for All Feminists

Susan B. Anthony: A Sticker Salute to Universal Suffrage

By Emily Bishop Well known suffragette Susan B. Anthony’s final resting place lies in one of the earliest modern burial grounds, Mount Hope Cemetery in Rochester, New York. It’s there on the first Tuesday of November every year you’ll see a popular Rochester voting tradition. Beginning as early as 2014 women have been honoring Susan… Continue reading Susan B. Anthony: A Sticker Salute to Universal Suffrage

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