Indiana's First Woman's Rights Convention

Indiana's First Woman's Rights Convention (HM152)

Location: Dublin, IN 47374 Wayne County
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N 39° 48.725', W 85° 12.486'

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A convention was called for by reform-minded Congregational Friends meeting at Greensboro, Henry County, January 1851. Convention held October 14-15, 1851 at Dublin adopted resolutions for political, social, and financial rights for women. Women and men who favored abolition, temperance and suffrage attended. The 1852 convention formed Indiana Woman's Rights Association to promote united action for woman's rights. Association's 1853 convention demanded equality in all political rights and functions. It voted to be auxiliary to American Woman Suffrage Association 1870. It became Indiana Woman's Suffrage Association.
HM NumberHM152
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series
Marker Number89.2003.1
Year Placed2003
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau, Indiana Women's History Association, Indiana Commission for Women, and Town of Dublin
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 5:56am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 653379 N 4408436
Decimal Degrees39.81208333, -85.20810000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.725', W 85° 12.486'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 43.50" N, 85° 12' 29.16" W
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Area Code(s)765, 317
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2248 Cumberland St, Dublin IN 47374, US
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