The League of Women Voters of Chattanooga will hold a dedication ceremony on Friday at 11 ...

League Of Women Voters To Hold Dedication Ceremony Honoring Local Suffragist And 19th Amendment – The Chattanoogan

The League of Women Voters of Chattanooga will hold a dedication ceremony on Friday at 11 a.m. to celebrate suffragist Abby Crawford Milton’s work across the state to campaign for passage of the 19th amendment, ultimately winning women the right to vote.  The ceremony will be held in Philips Park at the corner of McCallie and Georgia Avenues where Ms. Milton’s historical marker stands.  The celebration includes the installation of a plaque and park bench donated by the league. Guest speaker, Linda Moss Mines, Chattanooga and Hamilton County historian, will portray Abby Crawford Milton in character before the masked gathering …

 

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