New York State Women's History

Hallowell House ...A NYS Women's History Site
Mary Post Hallowell
Jones St. Rochester NY

Type: House

Category/Significance: women's rights; suffrage; abolitionism

In the aftermath of the Civil War, Hallowell supported revisions to the 14th Amendment that would allow women, as well as African American men, the right to vote. She attended a convention for this purpose in Rochester at Corinthian Hall in December, 1866. During this period, she also joined Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Anthony’s Equal Rights Association, and when this disbanded she became a member of the National Women’s Suffrage Association (NWSA), also headed by Stanton and Anthony. ...learn more>>

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