Kentucky Woman Suffrage
Name of Historic Site:
Christian Church of Ashland
Event(s)/Use associated with woman/group/site:
Church building designed by architect and suffrage supporter Laura White. It was also the site of a speech by Laura Clay in 1901, after which the Ashland Equal Rights Association was organized.
Kings Way Church
Years of Importance:
Laura White was a native Clay County, born near Manchester. She received as education as an architect, an uncommon profession for women in the nineteenth century. She was also a supporter of suffrage, and a member of the Kentucky Equal Rights Association.