Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday Elizabeth Cady Stanton who was born on November 12, 1815! ecssteel2The steel engraving is in the “History of Woman Suffrage, vol. 1.” The marker in Johnstown, New York, reads: “The Birthplace of Equal Rights for Women in this country, and the World, was right here in Johnstown. At the near by sites of young Elizabeth Cady’s home; her father’s law office and her school, the Academy, she experienced the inspiration and the inception of that zealous crusade for the emancipation of women. Elizabeth Cady Stanton The greatest feminist reformer of 19th century America. The progenitor of the 19th amendment to the United States Constitution which extended the right of suffrage to the women of this Republic.” EmarkerJohnstown

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