Historic Trail Markers: Lucy Stone Marker

© Photographed April 7, 2017
Viroqua, Vernon County, Wisconsin
43.559889, -90.890571
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This marker is located on private property
across the street and a short distance south.
The script reads:

"Here on July 4, 1856, Lucy Stone,
'Morning Star of the Woman's Rights
movement' delivered the first
women's rights and anti slavery
address ever given by a woman in
the great northwest.
The platform fell, rising unhurt,
she exclaimed 'So will this nation
fall unless slavery is abolished'.

Grateful appreciation is given
to Dr. C.V. Porter whose hard
work and dedication preserved
this segment of history for all.

Vernon County Historical Society
Wisconsin Humanities Committee
Wisconsin State Dept. of Transportation
Vernon County Highway Department

The marker is located at Pioneer Cemetery and is accessible from northbound North Rock Avenue, between Church Street (to the south) and West Broadway Street (to the north), Viroqua, Wisconsin 54665.

Wikipedia: Lucy Stone

Mass Moments: Woman's Rights Pioneer Lucy Stone / Born August 13, 1818

These are also at this location:

Daguerreotype of Lucy Stone, American suffragist
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 The marker is located at Pioneer Cemetery in Viroqua, Wisconsin.

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