Remarkable Ohio


Below is a complete listing of all Ohio Historical Markers. To find a detailed marker listing including text, photographs, and locations, click on a county below. Our listing is updated by the markers program as new markers are installed and older markers are reported damaged or missing.

6-77 Site of Sojourner Truth’s Speech on Women’s Rights

Side A: 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.
Side B: Same
Sponsors: Akron Women’s Alliance, Alpha Phi Alpha, The Summit County Historical Society, “The Dinner Party” Board, and The Ohio Historical Society
Address: 37 North High Street, 
Location: On the wall at the entrance to United Way of Summit County building
Latitude: 41.0859939
Longitude: -81.5149842