Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Anne Dallas Dudley



Marker ID: THC 3A 108
Location: on West End Avenue (Tennessee Route 1) near 26th Ave, Nashvill,e TN
County: Davidson
Coordinates: N 36° 8.793    W 086° 48.567
  36.14655    -86.80945
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM3PX9
 



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Anne Dallas Dudley
1876-1955


Anne Dudley played a significant role in the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment by the State of Tennessee. A native of Nashville, she served as president of the Nashville Equal Suffrage League, 1911-15; president of the Tennessee Equal Suffrage Association, Incorporated, 1915-17; and as vice president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, 1917. May 1, 1916, Anne Dudley walked from downtown Nashville to Centennial Park to demonstrate her support for the right of women to vote.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.