New York State Women's History

Harper-MacBain House ...A NYS Women's History Site
Martha Matilda Harper
853 Culver Rd. (1930) Rochester NY 14609

Type: House

Category/Significance: women's rights; education; professions (business)

Servant-turned-international-business-owner who attended classes at Roch. University, was the first female to join the Rochester Chamber of Commerce. Susan B. Anthony was not only a client of Harper’s, she also praised Harper often during her lectures, and used her as an example of what could be done by women in business. Harper in turn contributed to the memorialization of the Susan B. Anthony House in the 1940s. ...learn more>>

GPS: 43.1606718,-77.5683937 Location Map

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