New York State Women's History

Lillie Devereux Blake

Lillie Devereux Blake (August 12, 1833 - December 30, 1913) was a writer, reporter, and suffragette who signed the 1876 Centennial Women's Rights Declaration. She was president of the New York State Woman's Suffrage Association from 1879 to 1890 and of the New York City Woman's Suffrage League from 1886 to 1900. Lillie spearheaded the creation of the Margaret Fuller Memorial Tablet and Pavilion at Point O'Woods, Fire Island, in 1901.
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