Victoria Claflin-Woodhull-Martin / First Woman Candidate for President of the United States

Victoria Claflin-Woodhull-Martin / First Woman Candidate for President of the United States (HM87P)

Location: Utica, OH 43080 Licking County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 15.132', W 82° 31.527'

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Victoria Claflin-Woodhull-Martin
Born in Homer in 1838, Victoria Claflin proved to be a woman with visions that exceeded her time. Victoria and her sister Tennessee, in 1870, became the first women stockbrokers in the country. Her opinions expressed in the Woodhull & Claflin's Weekly newspaper led her to become the first woman invited to address Congress.

First Woman Candidate for President of the United States
Because of her unrelenting advocacy of women's suffrage, Victoria Woodhull was nominated to run for president by the "Equal Rights" party in 1872. Her life was a continual campaign to fight for woman's suffrage, civil rights, and child labor reform laws. In 1879, Victoria married John Martin and lived her remaining years in British Society. She died in England in 1927.
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HM NumberHM87P
Series This marker is part of the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series
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Marker Number5-45
Year Placed1988
Placed ByScott and Michele Claflin, Licking County Historical Society, and The Ohio Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 10:54am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 370265 N 4456865
Decimal Degrees40.25220000, -82.52545000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 15.132', W 82° 31.527'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 15' 7.92" N, 82° 31' 31.62" W
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Area Code(s)740
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1500-1598 Co Hwy 19, Utica OH 43080, US
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