New York State Women's History

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Marietta Holley
Route 11 Pierrepont Manor/ Watertown NY

Type: House

Category/Significance: women's rights;suffrage; professions (writing)

A writer, Holley became close companions with Susan B. Anthony and Clara Barton. She was invited to come to the 30th anniversary of the women’s rights movement, but declined because she was wary of speaking in public with her lisp and shyness.Through the voice of Samantha, Holley spoke out on politics, women’s rights, children’s rights, and other issues of the day. Library holds her writings. (Flower Memorial Library 229 Washington Street Watertown, NY 13601)

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