Kentucky Woman Suffrage
Name of Historic Site:
Event(s)/Use associated with woman/group/site:
Childhood home of Laura Clay.
Kentucky State Parks
Years of Importance:
Childhood home of suffragist sisters Mary Barr Clay, Sallie Clay Bennett, Laura Clay, Annie Clay Crenshaw - Susan B. Anthony visited here when touring Kentucky.
Laura Clay was a founding member of the Kentucky Equal Rights Association and served as President of the organization from 1888-1912. She was also active at a local level, acting as President of the Fayette Equal Rights Association, and on a national scale as a member and officer of the NAWSA. Clay became the face of the woman suffrage movement in Kentucky.