Women’s History Historical Landmarks and Sites

Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument – Washington, DC
The Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument is in a house purchased by the National Woman’s Party in 1929. The NWP, now a nonprofit educational organization, still occupies the house, along with the party’s historic library and archives.

Carrie Lane Chapman Catt Girlhood Home – Charles City, Iowa
The National Nineteenth Amendment Society maintains the Carrie Lane Chapman Catt Girlhood Home and Museum.

Clara Barton National Historic Site – Glen Echo, Maryland
The Clara Barton National Historic Site was established in 1974.

Harriet Tubman National Historic Park – New York
The Harriet Tubman National Park encompasses the Harriet Tubman Home for the Aged, in Auburn; the Harriet Tubman Residence in Fleming and the Thompson A.M.E. Zion Church in Auburn.

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway – Maryland
The Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway is a scenic driving tour that includes sites associated with Harriet Tubman and other Underground Railroad travelers and conductors.

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park – Maryland
The Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park focuses on Tubman’s life and the Underground Railroad resistance movement from a regional perspective.

Ida B. Wells-Barnett House – Chicago, Illinois
Ida B. Wells-Barnett and her husband bought this residence in 1919 and lived there until 1929. The house, a National Historic Landmark, is a private residence and not open to the public.

Kate Mullany National Historic Site – Troy, New York
The Kate Mullany House is home of the American Labor Studies Center.

Lowell National Historical Park – Lowell, Massachusetts
The Lowell National Historical Park is a group of sites in and around the city of Lowell related to textile manufacturing in the city during the Industrial Revolution, including the role of the women who worked in the mills.

Maggie L Walker National Historic Site – Richmond, Virginia
The Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site tells the story of the life and work of Maggie L. Walker, the first woman to serve as president of a bank in the United States.

Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site – Washington, DC
The Council House was the first headquarters of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) and was Bethune’s last home in Washington, DC.

Matilda Joslyn Gage Home – Fayettevillve, New York
The Gage home is part of the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom and the New York State Underground Railroad Heritage Trail.

National Collaborative for Women’s History Sites
The National Collaborative for Women’s History Sites is a non-profit that supports and promotes the preservation and interpretation of sites and locales that bear witness to women’s participation in American life.

National Park Service
The National Park Service administers sites across the country that honor women’s history.

National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House – Rochester, New York
The National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House was the home of Susan B. Anthony. It was the site of her famous arrest for voting in 1872 and the headquarters of the National American Woman Suffrage Association when she was its president.

National Votes for Women Trail
A project of The National Collaborative for Women’s History Sites, the National Votes for Women Trail is collecting sites from all over the country to tell the story of suffrage for all women, of all ethnicities, that extends past the passage of the 19th amendment.

National Women’s Hall of Fame – Seneca Falls, New York
The National Women’s Hall of Fame is the nation’s oldest membership organization dedicated to honoring and celebrating the achievements of distinguished American women.

Pauli Murray Project – Durham, North Carolina
Work is underway on the childhood home of Pauli Murray, co-founder of the National Organization for Women, to restore it to its original state and designate it as an historic landmark.

Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park – Richmond, California
The Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park honors the efforts and sacrifices of American civilians during World War II, particularly the role of women and African American in war industries.

Tennessee Women’s Suffrage Monument – Nashville, Tennessee
This privately funded monument honors five women involved in the getting the 19th Amendment ratified in Tennessee, the final state needed to add the amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

Turning Point Suffrage Memorial – Fairfax County, Virginia
The Turning Point Suffragist Memorial Association is working to build a national memorial to commemorate and honor the millions of suffragists whose 72-year fight for enfranchisement culminated in the passage of the 19th Amendment in 1920. The memorial’s opening is scheduled for August 2020.

Woman Suffrage Statue – U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
This monument featuring the busts of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony and Lucretia Mott was presented to the U.S. Capitol as a gift from the women of the United States by the National Woman’s Party. Originally installed in the Crypt (the large circular area on the first floor), it was relocated to the Rotunda in May 1997.

Women’s Rights National Historical Park – Seneca Falls, New York
The Women’s Rights National Historical Park, which encompasses four major historical properties, tells the story of the first Women’s Rights Convention held in Seneca Falls on July 19-20, 1848.