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Site of Sojourner Truth's Speech on Women's Rights
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On this site on May 29, 1851, Sojourner Truth, a former slave, gave her world famous "And Ain't I a Woman?" speech, recalling the hardships she had endured. Active in both the abolitionist and women's rights movements, she electrified an audience of women and men who had come to the Universalist Stone Church for a two-day women's rights convention.
Address
37 North High Street
Akron, OH 44308
Location
On the wall at the entrance to United Way of Summit County building
Coordinates
Latitude: 41.0859939, Longitude: -81.5149842.
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