Kentucky Woman Suffrage
Name of Historic Site:
Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate
Event(s)/Use associated with woman/group/site:
Childhood home of Madeline McDowell Breckinridge. Historic marker #1876 stands on the property to commemorate Breckinridge's work for reform.
Henry Clay Memorial Foundation
Years of Importance:
Breckinridge was an active social reformer throughout her adult life, and woman suffrage was one of many causes she would champion. She served as President of the Kentucky Equal Rights Association from 1912-1915 and 1919-1920.
Kentucky Woman Suffrage Project