The Woman Suffrage Historical Marker project that was begun in 2017 to celebrate the centennial of New York women winning the vote is still in full swing. In addition to the markers installed last year we are planning to add others, throughout the year and throughout the Island to honor women and organizations that furthered the goals of the woman suffrage movement.
Markers so far:
Glen Cove: Florence Gibb Pratt and Helen Deming Sherman Pratt, 135 Dosoris Lane, Glen Cove.
Huntington: Suffrage Rally, July 31. 1913,Wall & Main Street, Huntington, NY (dedication pending)
Lake Ronkonkoma: Lillian Devere
East Farmingdale: Abigail E. Leonard
Yaphank: Mary Louise Booth
Babylon: Suffolk Study Club
Amityville: Naomi Louise Griffith
Sag Harbor: Olivia Sage
East Hampton: Mae Groot Manson
Coming soon: Ida Bunce Sammis, Huntington, Edna Buckman Kearns, Long Beach, Katherine Duer Mackay, East Hills