First Woman's Rights Convention

First Woman's Rights Convention (HM539)

Location: Seneca Falls, NY 13148 Seneca County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 54.647', W 76° 47.976'

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On this spot stood the Wesleyan Chapel
Where the First Woman's Rights Convention
in the World's history was held
July 19 and 20 1848
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Moved this resolution
Which was seconded by Frederick Douglass
"That it is the duty of the women
of this country to secure to themselves
their sacred right
to the elective franchise"
Some of the signers of the Declaration of Rights:
Lucretia Mott · Jacob Chamberlain · Martha C.Wright
Elisha Foote · Amy Post · Charles L. Hoskins
Mary M'Clintock · Richard P. Hunt · Lavinia Latham
Jonathan Metcalf · Mary H. Hallowell · Henry Seymour
HM NumberHM539
Series This marker is part of the More Than Words series
Year Placed1908
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 3:31pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 353103 N 4752478
Decimal Degrees42.91078333, -76.79960000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 54.647', W 76° 47.976'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 54' 38.82" N, 76° 47' 58.56" W
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Area Code(s)315
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9 Mynderse St, Seneca Falls NY 13148, US
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