Susan B. Anthony House, Rochester, New York
Susan B. Anthony House, in Rochester, New York, was the home of Susan B. Anthony for forty years, while she was a national figure in the women’s rights movement. She was arrested in the front parlor after attempting to vote in the 1872 Presidential Election. She resided here until her death.
The house was purchased for use as a memorial in 1945, and declared a National Historic Landmark in 1965. It has been documented in the Historic American Buildings Survey. The Susan B. Anthony House is located at 17 Madison Street in Rochester. Access to the house is through the The Monday Lecture Series, Lunch at noon or tea at 2 p.m. The Women’s Initiative a two hour program begins with a tour of the Susan B. Anthony House and is followed by activities in the Carriage House focusing on drama, communication, perseverance, resources, and networking.
The Susan B. Anthony House has a great web site with lots of resources and information. When in Rochester, NY visit or look at their Web Site. This is a fine tribute to a Great American.