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Hundreds of Voters Visit Susan B. Anthony’s Grave on Election Day

By Staff

 

i-voted-because-of-her-sticker-on-bkgroundHundreds of voters lined up to visit Susan B. Anthony’s gravesite at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Rochester Tuesday, following Mayor Lovely Warren’s decision to extend visiting hours Friday, so that voters could leave their “I Voted Today,” stickers on celebratory markers at the grave.

Anthony, a Rochester resident, led the woman’s suffrage movement in the early part of the 20th century, and had been arrested and convicted of illegal voting in 1872.

She died in 1906, 14 years before women won the right to vote.

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