Path Through History: Wyoming County's National Votes for Women Trail

Wyoming County Suffrage Marker

This article originally appeared on the Wyoming County Tourism website.

The National Collaborative for Women’s History Sites, in partnership with the William G. Pomeroy Foundation, began a series of roadside markers across the United States to share the little-known stories of the fight for the vote and the struggle for the passage of the 19th Amendment in 1920.

According to the NCWHS website, for the last 20 years their organization “has supported and promoted the preservation and interpretation of sites and locales that bear witness to women’s participation in American life. The NCWHS has built the National Votes for Women Trail, a massive project to document the suffrage campaign in every part of the United States in an online database.” The historic marker portion of their efforts began in 2020 when the Pomeroy Foundation added the 100th year commemoration to its historic marker program. Read more...