Huntsville officials to dedicate marker celebrating women’s suffrage


HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville city officials dedicated a historic marker celebrating the legacy of the 19th Amendment, which guaranteed women’s voting rights.

Mayor Tommy Battle joined representatives with the Alabama Women’s Suffrage Centennial Committee (AWSCC) and the Historic Huntsville Foundation to dedicate the marker at 1 p.m. at the Central YMCA building downtown.

The Huntsville marker, made possible by the William G. Pomeroy Foundation and the National Collaborative for Women’s History Sites (NCWHS), is one of six in Alabama. The others will be placed in Birmingham, Decatur, Mobile, Selma, and Tuskegee.

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