To celebrate the centennial of the passage of the 19th amendment, The National Collaborative for Women’s History Sites (NCWHS) created the National Votes for Women Trail (NVWT) to be an interactive searchable mobile-friendly database for researchers, educators, and heritage tourists. The William G. Pomeroy Foundation took the virtual NVWT and made it a physical trail by offering historic markers to places of special significance to the suffrage story.
The Pomeroy Foundation has already provided fully funded grants for markers at 68 locations throughout the United States. The NCWHS has also received an additional 179 marker nominations. The deadline extension to January 15th will provide organizations with additional time to finalize and submit potential candidates.
If you have an idea for a historic marker to commemorate women’s suffrage in your community, contact your NVWT State Coordinator to begin the nomination process, or contact the NCWHS directly. Pomeroy Foundation signage grants are fully funded and cover the entire cost of a marker, pole and shipping.