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Susan B Anthony House
17 Madison Street Rochester NY 14608
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High Falls Brewing Company
445 St. Paul Street Rochester NY 14605
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Highland Park
171 Reservoir Avenue Rochester NY 14620
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Rohrbach Brewing Company
3859 Buffalo Road Rochester NY 14624
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Artisans Work
565 Blossom Road Rochester NY 14609
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Auditorium Theatre
885 East Main Street Rochester NY 14605
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Downstairs Cabaret Theatre
20 Windsor Street Rochester NY
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Eastman Theater
26 Gibbs Street Rochester NY
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Ellwanger Estate
625 Mount hope Ave. Rochester NY
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Geva Theatre Center
75 Woddbury Blvd Rochester NY 14607
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Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester
500 University Avenue Rochester NY 14607
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Nan Miller Gallery
3450 Winton Place Rochester NY 14623
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The Little Theatre
240 East Avenue in the East End Rochester NY 14604
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Geva Theatre Center
75 Woodbury Boulevard Rochester NY 14607
(Cultural/Educational)
Two stages are home to 11 full productions each year. The Elaine P. Wilson Mainstage produces 7 shows each season. The Ron & Donna Fielding Nextstage houses a 2-show season as well as Big Theatre for Little People, Geva Comedy Improv, American Voices New Play Reading Series and Hibernatus Interuptus - A Winter Festival of New Plays. ...Search ...Map

Strong National Museum of Play
One Manhattan Square Rochester NY 14607
(Cultural/Educational/Museum/Gallery)
Home to the National Toy Hall of Fame and the largest collection of toys, dolls, games and other items that celebrate play. Dynamic hands-on exhibits, exciting programs, and family-friendly activities. ...Search ...Map

Susan B. Anthony House
17 Madison Street Rochester NY 14608
(Cultural/Educational/Museum/Gallery)
National Historic Landmark home; collecting artifacts and research materials directly related to the life and work of Susan B. Anthony. ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: ALTON BROOKS PARKER
US 209, N. Of Accord Rochester NY
(Historic Marker)
Alton Brooks Parker May 14, 1852 - May 10, 1926 Principal Of This Schoo,, 1870-71 Chief Judge Of The New York State Court Of Appeals, 1897-1904 Candidate For President Of U.S.; 1904 ...Time Period 1850-1899 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: CASCONCHIAGON
In Maplewood Pk. N. Of Driving Pk. Rochester NY
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Casconchiagon Indian Village At The Falls Nearby. Occupied By Senecas Until 1819 ...Time Period ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: COLONIAL TAVERN
US 209, S. Of Accord Rochester NY
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Colonial Tavern Siles Bouck, Scout Taken In Indian And Tory Raid In 1779, To Fort Niagara, Came Back Here, While Neighbors Were Holding A Meeting ...Time Period 1750-1799 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: HIGHLAND PARK
Near Pavilion At Highland Park Rochester NY
(Historic Marker)
Highland Park Rochester's First Park Was Offered In 1883 By Ellwanger And Barry And Accepted Jan. 13, 1888. Park Commission Was Formed May 1, 1888. ...Time Period 1850-1899 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: INDIAN SPRING
At Intersection Of Spring & Washington Sts. Rochester NY
(Historic Marker)
Indian Spring Attracted Indians Here; Supplied Good Water To Rochester's First Settlers For A Decade After 1812; Gave Name To Spring Street. ...Time Period Prehistoric ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: INDIAN TOWN
On E. Side Of River Blvd. Near Elmwood Ave. Rochester NY
(Historic Marker)
Indian Town In Primitive Wilderness Here Was A Large Algonkin Village Whose Bark Cabins And Tilled Fields Covered Nine Acres ...Time Period ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: JONATHAN CHILD
On Grounds Of Fourth Church Of Christ Scientist Rochester NY
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Jonathan Child First Mayor Of Rochester 1834-1835, Built The House In 1838 And Lived Here With His Wife, Sophia Eliza Rochester Child, Until 1850 ...Time Period 1800-1849 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: LEWIS HENRY
At Intersection Of Fitzhugh And Troup Sts. Rochester NY
(Historic Marker)
Lewis Henry Morgan's Home 1855-1881. Here He Wrote His Great Books: "THE American Beaver", "THE Human Family", "ANCIENT Society". ...Time Period 1850-1899 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: OLD HIGH SCHOOL
On Grounds Of First Unitarian Church On Cortland St. Rochester NY
(Historic Marker)
Old High School Built On This Site, 1827 By Brighton Districts 4 And 14 Named Rochester Collegiate Institute, 1839. Dr. Chester Dewey Was Principal 1836-51. ...Time Period 1800-1849 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: PIONEER SCHOOL
On Fitzhugh St. Rochester NY
(Historic Marker)
Pioneer School First Schoolhouse In Rochester Was Built Of Wood On This Site, 1813. It Was Replaced By A Two-Story Stone Building, 1836, And By This Structure, 1873. ...Time Period 1800-1849 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: ROCHESTER CHURCH
US 209, S. Of Accord Rochester NY
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Rochester Church Rev. Nucella Preached, 1695 Log Church Built, 1700 2 Stone Churches, 1743, 1860 2 Other Churches Burned Present 6th On Same Spot ...Time Period 1650-1699 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: SITE OF
On W. Bank Of Genesee R.E. Of N. End Of River St. Rochester NY
(Historic Marker)
Site Of Indian Fort Built By Early Algonkins In Form Of A Semicircular Earthen Embankment With Three Entrances ...Time Period Prehistoric ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: SITE OF
US 209 N. Of Accord Rochester NY
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Site Of Training Field Colonial Militia, In The French And Indian And Revolutionary Wars, Met For Training In A Field At This Place ...Time Period 1750-1799 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: SITE OF
US 209 At Pine BUSh Rochester NY
(Historic Marker)
Site Of Indian Raid In Colonial Church Which Stood Here, 1778, Settlers Fortified Themselves, And Successfully Fought Off Attack Of Indian Raiders. ...Time Period 1750-1799 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: SITE OF
US 209 N. Of Kerhonkson Rochester NY
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Site Of Colonial Fort Here On Deyo's Hill Stood A Fort Protecting Early Settlers From Indians ...Time Period 1750-1799 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: SUSAN B. ANTHONY
On Madison St. Rochester Rochester NY
(Historic Marker)
Susan B. Anthony Outstanding Leader In Woman's Rights Movement Made Her Home Here With Her Sister, Mary 1866-1906 ...Time Period 1850-1899 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: TOM QUICK FARM
US 209, N. Of Accord Rochester NY
(Historic Marker)
Tom Quick Farm Home Of Tom Quick, Bought From Harmon Hekun, Indian, 1676; Quick Was Killed By Indians And His Son Slew Many Red Men In Revenge. 1904 ...Time Period 1650-1699 ...Search ...Map

Dentzel Carousel, Ontario Beach Park
180 Beach Avenue Rochester NY 14612
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Mt. Hope Cemetery
791 Mt. Hope Avenue Rochester NY
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Oak Hill Country Club
346 Kilbourn Road Rochester NY 14618
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Public Market
280 Union Street N Rochester NY 14605
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Memorial Art Gallery
500 University Avenue Rochester NY 14607
(Museum/Gallery/Educational)
Journey through more than 5,000 years of art history. From the relics of antiquity to works in the vanguard of contemporary movements, a panorama of art from the world. ...Search ...Map

George Eastman House
900 East Avenue Rochester NY 14607
(Museum/Gallery/Outdoors/Recreation)
Designed by J. Foster Warner and built between 1902 and 1905, this is a National Historic Landmark. International museum of photography and film. Gardens. ...Search ...Map

George Eastman House International Museum of Photography & Film
900 East Avenue Rochester NY 14607
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Rochester Museum & Science Center
657 East Avenue Rochester NY 14607
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Seneca Park Zoo
2222 St. Paul Street Rochester NY 14621
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Stone Tolan House
2370 East Avenue Rochester NY
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Strong National Museum of Play
One Manhattan Square Rochester NY 14607
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The Landmark Society of Western New York
133 South Fitzhugh Street Rochester NY 14608
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GPS: 43.150507, -77.612129

Adamson-Dolley House Site Sarah Read Adamson-Dolley
5 East Main Street Rochester NY 14614
(Suffrage)
FIRST FEMALE AMERICAN DOCTOR ...Enhanced the lives of both rich and poor women by her example and her work as a physician, by her leadership in women’s organizations, and by her quiet support for women’s rights. In 1872, Dolley was one of the women of the First Ward-- along with Amy Kirby Post, Mary Fish Curtis and Mrs. L.C. Smith -- who registered to vote in the national election. Although she was ultimately not allowed to vote, she was among those who later contributed money to help defray trial costs of the inspectors who had allowed Anthony to vote. Worked with Dr. Anna H. Searing in Rochester. …1851-1900 House ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.1557396,-77.612371

AME Zion Church Frederick/ Susan B. Douglass/ Anthony
549 Clarissa St. Rochester NY 14608
(Suffrage)
Founded in 1827, the early church edifice was connected to the Underground Railroad in Rochester.    Susan B. Anthony gave one of her last public addresses in the church, and Frederick Douglass edited his abolitionist papers, “The North Star,” from presses set up in the church basement. …1906 Church ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.1450802,-77.6184424

Anthony House Mary Stafford Anthony
17 Madison St. Rochester NY 14608
(Suffrage)
Home of Susan B., mother Lucy and sister Mary from 1866 after the death of Mr. Anthony. …1866-1907 House ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.1531871,-77.6280642

Anthony House Susan B. Anthony
17 Madison St. Rochester NY 14608
(Suffrage)
New home of Susan B., mother Lucy (till death in 1880) and sister Mary from 1866 after the death of Mr. Anthony. …1866-1906 House ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.1531871,-77.6280642

Anthony's Grave Susan B. Anthony
Mount Hope Cemetery, 791 Mount Hope Avenue Rochester NY 14620
(Suffrage)
Susan B. Anthony's grave in Mount Hope cemetery. Inscribed "Liberty, Humanity, Justice, Equality." …1906 Cemetery ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.134251,-77.6136234

Biddlecom-Sweet House Emma Biddlecom Sweet
28 Harper St. (1930) Rochester NY 14607
(Suffrage)
She was a cousin of Susan B. Anthony, and is best known as Anthony’s secretary during the last years of the famous suffragist’s life. Accompanied Anthony on her travels to California to work on the suffrage campaign. Traveled abroad to Europe to attend women’s suffrage conventions. Held various offices in Rochester’s Political Equality Club & Monroe County Woman Suffrage Party. Honorary Pres. Rochester League of Women Voters. … House ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.1469935,-77.5909511

Brooks-Greenleaf House Jane Brooks Greenleaf
196 Goodman St. (1910) Rochester NY 14607
(Suffrage)
Statewide leader in the suffrage cause, active Rochester clubwoman and community organizer. Elected to the presidency of the New York State Woman Suffrage Association (NYSWSA) at a state convention held in Rochester (NY) in December, 1890. During her first year in office, reports indicated that membership in the organization had doubled. Close friend of S. B. A. and sister Mary. … House ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.157191,-77.586079

Central Presbyterian Church
Rochester NY
(Suffrage)
50th Anniversary celebration of the First Women's Rights Convention …1898 Church ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.1452105,-77.5570587

Corinthian Hall
State St Rochester NY 14614
(Suffrage)
Site of the 1858 New York State Women's Rights Convention, chaired by Samuel J. May. Convention resolutions were designed to bring the subject of women's legal and civil disabilities before the Legislature of New York. 13.000 signatures were gathered towards this purpose. …1858 Public Hall ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.156594,-77.6120982

Corinthian Hall
Rochester NY 14614
(Suffrage)
WR convention/lecture. Speaker Aaron Powell's sickness caused teasing and heckling from crowd-unproductive session. …1861 Public Hall ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.156594,-77.6120982

Corinthian Hall
State St Rochester NY 14614
(Suffrage)
Lecture held for suffrage-sponsored by Geo. F. Train. …1867 Public Hall ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.156594,-77.6120982

Corinthian Hall Stanton, et al
Rochester NY 14614
(Suffrage)
Site of the first Women's State Temperance Society, where noted in the "Rochester Advertiser", "There are several of the notabilities of the Women's Rights cause present and a fair sprinkling of Bloomers is scatterd throughout the audience." ECS speech clarifies the issue of temperance as intrinsically linked with Women's rights. …1853 Public Hall ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.156594,-77.6120982

Corinthian Hall Susan B. Anthony
State St Rochester NY 14614
(Suffrage)
Site of NYS Temperance Convention where Susan B. Anthony gave the opening speech. Also Eliz. Cady Stanton, R. B. Degarmo, and other major players in the Women's Right's Movement in attendance. Formation of the Women's New York State Temperance Society for which ECS was elected President and promoted her then radical ideas on divorce. …1852 Public Hall ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.156594,-77.6120982

Douglass Grave Frederick Douglass
Mt. Hope Cemetery Rochester NY
(Suffrage)
F.Douglass burial site. … Cemetery ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.1286526,-77.6206769

Douglass House Frederick Douglass
4 Alexander St. Rochester NY 14620
(Suffrage)
… House ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.1458626,-77.6089187

Douglass House Frederick Douglass
217 Hamilton St. Rochester NY 14620
(Suffrage)
Frederick Douglass, signer of Declaration of Sentiments, purchased this house in 1880s for his daughter Rosetta. … House ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.1450263,-77.6045533

Douglass House, Site of Frederick Douglass
South Avenue Rochester NY
(Suffrage)
Home of Douglass family until it burned, 1874 [?] … House ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.135953,-77.6075628

Educational Convention Susan B. Anthony
Rochester NY
(Suffrage)
During this convention, she speaks on the concept of "equal place and pay" for women. …1853 City ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.1305531,-77.6260033

First Universalist Church Anthony, Blake, Howell, etc.
Rochester NY
(Suffrage)
Women's Rights Convention …1890 Church ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.1540256,-77.6046254

Gannett House Mary Thorn Lewis-Gannett
15 Sibley Place Rochester NY 14607
(Suffrage)
Educator, reformer and social activist; 1893: Gannett, with Susan B. Anthony, organized Rochester’s Women’s Educational and Industrial Union (WEIU); successful in efforts to open Univ. of Rochester to women. Member: Rochester's Political Equality Club, 1891; 1894-Addressed the Suffrage Committee of the Constitutional Conv. in Albany’s Assembly Chamber on behalf of women’s right to vote. …1889-1952 House ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.1541514,-77.5944506

Gleason Works Kate Gleason
1000 University Avenue Rochester NY 14607
(Suffrage)
Kate Gleason, the first woman to be president of a national (U.S.) bank, as well as the first woman member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers …1890-1901 ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.1540235,-77.5763592

Greenough House Mrs. H. H. Greenough
89 S. Sophia St. Rochester NY 14608
(Suffrage)
Meeting of the Rochester Ladies Anti-Slavery Sewing Society …? House ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.1478558,-77.617908

Hallowell House Mary Post Hallowell
Jones St. Rochester NY
(Suffrage)
In the aftermath of the Civil War, Hallowell supported revisions to the 14th Amendment that would allow women, as well as African American men, the right to vote. She attended a convention for this purpose in Rochester at Corinthian Hall in December, 1866. During this period, she also joined Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Anthony’s Equal Rights Association, and when this disbanded she became a member of the National Women’s Suffrage Association (NWSA), also headed by Stanton and Anthony. …1842-1913 House ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.1667221,-77.6293837

Hallowell Willis House Sarah Kirby Hallowell Willis
93 Troop St. (1910) Rochester NY 14608
(Suffrage)
Signer of the Declaration of Sentiments and life-long supporter of the suffrage movement. Involved in the Spiritualist movement in the late 1840s. In 1872, when Susan B. Anthony voted in the presidential election, Hallowell Willis also attempted to register to vote, but was unsuccessful in her efforts. The following year, when the Women’s Taxpayers Association (WTA) was organized, Hallowell Willis was one of its officers. known as a dependable friend when financial help was needed by the women’s movement …1848 House ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.1512671,-77.6161837

Harper-MacBain House Martha Matilda Harper
853 Culver Rd. (1930) Rochester NY 14609
(Suffrage)
Servant-turned-international-business-owner who attended classes at Roch. University, was the first female to join the Rochester Chamber of Commerce. Susan B. Anthony was not only a client of Harper’s, she also praised Harper often during her lectures, and used her as an example of what could be done by women in business. Harper in turn contributed to the memorialization of the Susan B. Anthony House in the 1940s. …1888-1930+ House ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.1606718,-77.5683937

Jeffrey House Hester C. Jeffrey
Rochester NY
(Suffrage)
Member of the Roch. Political Equality Club and the WCTU. In 1897, she was appointed to serve on the Frederick Douglass Monument Committee. Jeffrey founded/organized a number of local African American women's clubs. In 1902, organized the Susan B. Anthony Club for African American women and served as its president. While the club's goals were, in part philanthropic, its Mothers' Council was created to help mothers with small children. It also advocated for suffrage. …1891-1934 ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.1854658,-77.6165029

Montgomery House Helen Barrett Montgomery
233 Westminster Rd. (1910) Rochester NY 14607
(Suffrage)
Montgomery maintained close ties to Susan B. Anthony and the suffrage movement as a member of the Women’s Political Equality Club of Rochester. Shortly after Anthony’s death in 1906, Montgomery served as the second vice-chairman on of the Susan B. Anthony Memorial Association, a Rochester committee established to ensure that Anthony’s pioneering work for women’s rights was properly recognized. … House ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.1470569,-77.5862577

Polling station, 8th ward, Rochester Susan B. Anthony
Rochester NY
(Suffrage)
Registers to vote and arrested for voting. …1872 Municipal ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.1440418,-77.6279862

Post Home (site of, now Hochstein School of Music) Amy, Isaac Post
36 Sophia St. (now N. Plymouth Ave.) Rochester NY 14614
(Suffrage)
Home of signer of Declaration of Sentiments, organizer of Rochester woman's rights convention, Cong. Friend, …1848 House ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.155905,-77.6157104

Protection Hall
Rochester NY
(Suffrage)
Nomination Committee Meeting for the second WR convention. …1848 Public Hall ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.1265079,-77.630234

Rochester
Rochester NY
(Suffrage)
30th Anniversary Women's Suffrage Convention. …1878 City ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.1854658,-77.6165029

Rochester General Hospital Marian Craig Potter
1425 Portland Avenue Rochester NY
(Suffrage)
Physician and women's rights advocate, She was the first woman physician to be appointed to the Rochester City Hospital. She was said to have worked with suffragist, Clara Barton, as a part of the original group who formed the American Red Cross. She was a prolific writer and editor of the Women's Medical Journal and a member or founder numerous medical and women's organizations. …1898-1940 Hospital ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.1925452,-77.5862319

Rochester Harriet Tubman
Rochester NY
(Suffrage)
Spoke at NYS Women's Rights Convention along with Rev. Antoinette Brown Blackwell …1896 City ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.1854658,-77.6165029

Rochester Historical Society Susan B. Anthony
115 South Ave. Rochester NY
(Suffrage)
Collections of Susan B. Anthony (dress, etc.) … Museum/ Archives ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.15241,-77.5718688

Rochester Mrs. Lewis C. Smith
Rochester NY
(Suffrage)
Organizer of the Women Tax-Payers Assoc. of the City of Rochester. Petitioned NYS Judiciary Cmte.-speakers: SBA, Mrs. Smith and MJGage. …1874 City ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.1854658,-77.6165029

Stebbins House Catherine A. Fish Stebbins
Ward 6 (1850) Rochester NY
(Suffrage)
Anti-slavery and women's rights activist. Signed the 1848 Decl. of Sent. Spiritualist. Founding member of Congregational Friends …1848 House ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.1637721,-77.6121637

Talman Building Frederick Douglass
25 E. Main St. Rochester NY
(Suffrage)
From 1847 through 1863 Frederick Douglass had his office and published his newspaper, The North Star, in the Talman Building. … Commercial ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.1558602,-77.6117503

Unitarian Church
Rochester NY
(Suffrage)
Site of the second Women's Right's convention. Burned 1859. …1848 Church ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.1409588,-77.5570189

Unitarian Church Susan B./Amy. Anthony/Post
50 North Plymouth Ave. Rochester NY 14614
(Suffrage)
Susan B. Anthony a member of this church, 1893-1906, and buried from here, 1906 …1906 School/church ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.1559001,-77.6157112

Universalist Church/Political Equality Club Anthony, Crossett
Rochester NY
(Suffrage)
Annual NYS Women's Rights Convention. …1905 Church ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.1540256,-77.6046254

Visit Rochester
45 East Avenue Rochester NY 14604
(Tourism Related Venues) ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.157284, -77.603321

National Susan B Anthony Museum & House
17 Madison Street Rochester NY 14608
(Women's Rights and Heritage) ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.153195,-77.627871

Susan B. Anthony Grave
Mt. Hope Cemetery Mt Hope Ave Rochester NY 14620
(Women's Rights and Heritage) ...Search ...Map
GPS: 43.134454,-77.615503

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