Women’s Suffrage in Ontario County

Women's Suffrage in Ontario County

VOTES FOR WOMEN! The Woman Suffrage Movement in Ontario County, New York

Based on the Votes for Women! exhibit produced by the Ontario County Historical Society in 2017-2018, this book traces the woman suffrage movement in Ontario County from the early 19th century reform movements to the ratification of the 19th Amendment in 1920. Click the button below to read the book, or explore research material broken down by town.

Information By Town

Additional Material

Part of the National Votes for Women Trail. For more information about the program, click here to learn more or here to watch a short video on it.

Key Contacts

Judith Wellman, Principal Investigator: historicalnewyork@me.com
Wilma Townsend, Curator, Ontario County Historical Society: curator@ochs.org

Central NY Women’s Suffrage Information