New York State Women's History

Canton Opera House ...A NYS Women's History Site
Carrie Chapman Catt
Canton NY 13617

Type: Public building

Category/Significance: women's rights; suffrage

May 1914 Catt had come to Canton, NY to conduct a school for suffrage workers at the first woman's suffrage convention ever held in St. Lawrence County. The May 20, 1914 issue of the Courier and Freeman carried an account of Mrs. Catt's speech to between 500 and 600 people who had come to the Opera House to hear her. ...learn more>>

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