October 25, 2022 – A marker honoring a 19th-century Worcester suffragist was unveiled Monday at Sycamore and Main streets. The marker observes Sarah E. Wall’s efforts toward women’s rights when she refused to pay property taxes on her home at 2 Sycamore St. starting in 1851 on account of not being able to vote as a […]
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Spectrum News 1: Trail marker for women’s suffrage movement leader Sarah E. Wall unveiled in Worcester
October 24, 2022 – The City of Worcester unveiled a trail marker for women’s suffrage movement leader Sarah E. Wall Monday. Wall was a women’s rights activist and abolitionist from Worcester. The marker, at the corner of Sycamore Street and Main Street, is near Wall’s former property and is part of the National Votes for […]
Dorchester Reporter: Public Garden is host to anniversary celebration of Women’s Equality Day
September 8, 2022 – Women’s Equality Day at the Boston Public Garden on Aug. 24 celebrated the 102nd anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment that gave many women in the United States the right to vote with an event hosted by Suffrage100MA and the Boston Mayor’s Office of Women’s Advancement that discussed reproductive […]
Boston Globe: Markers give suffragists their due: ‘If they did it back then, we can do it now’
Boston Globe, August 28, 2022 — More than 200 markers — five in Massachusetts — are being installed through the National Votes for Women Trail. An initiative of the National Collaborative for Women’s History Sites, the trail commemorates the centennial in 2020 of the adoption of the 19th Amendment guaranteeing women voting rights, and includes […]
Salem News: Salem’s Remond family honored with historic women’s suffrage marker
July 9, 2022 – Suffrage100MA and Hamilton Hall in Salem recently unveiled a historic women’s suffrage marker honoring the legacy of Salem activists, the Remond family. The marker, unveiled June 23, celebrates the Remonds’ suffrage and abolition work and encourages passers-by to learn more. It is one of five new Massachusetts marker sites on the […]
Herald Citizen: Danvers’ Anne L. Page was a trailblazer. Now, she’s honored with a Women’s Suffrage trail marker
June 2, 2022 – Danvers Historical Society and Suffrage100MA unveiled an historic Women’s Suffrage marker honoring the legacy of educator Anne L. Page May 26 at the Page House, 11 Danvers St., Danvers Square. The marker celebrates Page’s work for women’s rights as a founder of the Danvers Women’s Association, and became one of five […]
New Historical Markers Honoring Women’s Suffrage History Trail In MA
BOSTON (WBZNewsRadio) – A new historical trail is coming to Massachusetts with five markers celebrating landmarks of both women and men who worked to get women the right to vote. It’s all part of the National Votes for Women Trail and is sponsored by the National Collaborative for Women’s History Sites and celebrates those who […]
Trail marker for women’s suffrage movement leader Sarah E. Wall being installed on Main Street corner in Worcester
In celebration of Women’s History Month, Suffrage100MA, a nonprofit commemorating the adoption of the 19th Amendment, is installing five historic women’s suffrage markers across Massachusetts.
A historic women’s suffrage trail marker for Sarah E. Wall is being installed this spring, as part of the National Votes for Women Trail. The sign will be at the intersection of Sycamore Street and Main Street.
Daily Hampshire Gazette: City Briefing: New historical marker for Sojourner Truth Memorial Park in Northampton
NORTHAMPTON — A new historical marker will grace Sojourner Truth Memorial Park now that the city has accepted a donation from the Pomeroy Foundation, which is installing roadside markers throughout the country to commemorate suffragists and their work. The City Council approved a plan last week to install the marker in the park on Pine […]
Dorchester Reporter: Women’s Equality Day marked at Public Garden
Ayanna Polk of Dorchester was among those who gathered at the Boston Public Garden on Aug. 26 to mark Women’s Equality Day, the anniversary of the day in 1920 when the 19th Amendment was added to the US Constitution after decades of activism to enfranchise women.
Three suffragists —Ida B. Wells, Carrie Chapman Catt, and Boston-born Radcliffe College alumna Maud Wood Park— were memorialized at the event. Polk helped to unveil a panel that focused on Wells.