New York State Women's History

Sarah Birdsall Otis Edey

1872-1940
A resident of New York City and Bellport, Long Island she was a leader in the suffrage cause. At the Edey house in Bellport many functions were held to make women aware of the movement. She was a talented poet and playwright who presented her works there. After suffrage was achieved, Edey became well-known as an early organizer and later President of the Girl Scouts of America.
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