Belva Lockwood

Belva Lockwood (HM1FQ4)

Location: Middleport, NY 14105 Niagara County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 10.059', W 78° 29.661'

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First Woman to argue before the U S Supreme Court, 1879. Presidential candidate, 1884 and 1888, for the National Equal Rights party. George E. Pataki, Governor

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Near this spot stood the log cabin birthplace of Belva A. Bennett, 1830 - 1917. As Belva Lockwood, she became the first woman to practice law before the U.S. Supreme Court. She was also the first woman to run for the office of President of the United States in 1884 and 1888. Town of Royalton.

HM NumberHM1FQ4
Placed ByGeorge Pataki, Governor of New York; Town of Royalton
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Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 2:06pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 703679 N 4782480
Decimal Degrees43.16765000, -78.49435000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 10.059', W 78° 29.661'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 10' 3.54" N, 78° 29' 39.66" W
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Area Code(s)716, 585
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5107 Co Rd 905, Middleport NY 14105, US
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