Home | Directory | News | Discover Wayne County | Find It Fast | Knowledge Center | Things To Do | Find a Member

Dublin, IN Historical Marker
Indiana's First Woman's Rights Convention
Photo taken January 16, 2004

Indiana's First Woman's Rights Convention
A convention was called for by reform-minded Congressional Friends meeting at Greensboro, Henry County, January 1851.  convention held October 114-15, 1851 at Dublin adopted resolutions for political, social, and financial rights for women.  Women and men who favored abolition, temperance, and suffrage attended.


Indiana's First Woman's Rights Convention
(Continued from other side)
The 1852 convention formed Indiana Woman's Rights Association to promote untied 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.

[Top]


Home Directory Top 20 Sponsors

Questions or Comments?

Copyright Š 1997-2012 Waynet, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Spanish: Traducir este Web site al espaņol.  Japanese: 日本語にこのウェブサイトを翻訳しなさい。  Russian: Перевести этот сайт на русском.  German: Diese Web site zum Deutschen übersetzen.