Frances E. Beauchamp / Prohibition Advocate

Frances E. Beauchamp / Prohibition Advocate (HMKFP)

Location: Richmond, KY 40475 Madison County
Country: United States of America
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N 37° 44.907', W 84° 17.832'

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Frances E. Beauchamp
This Madison Co. native spearheaded the antiliquor crusade in Ky. and was a leading figure in temperance movement nationwide. A protegee of famed Frances E. Willard, Beauchamp lectured on dry cause throughout the country. Among other causes she championed were prison reform and woman suffrage.

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Prohibition Advocate
Frances Beauchamp was preeminent leader of dry cause in Kentucky. Pres. of Ky. Women's Christian Temperance Union from 1895 until her death in 1923. She served ten years as chairman of state Prohibition party at a time when women were denied the vote. Largely through Beauchamp's efforts, a prohibition amendment to Kentucky constitution was adopted in 1919.
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number1872
Year Placed1990
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society/Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 10:47pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 738129 N 4181345
Decimal Degrees37.74845000, -84.29720000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 44.907', W 84° 17.832'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 44' 54.42" N, 84° 17' 49.92" W
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Area Code(s)859
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 244-326 W Main St, Richmond KY 40475, US
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