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Susan B. Anthony House

17 Madison Street, Rochester, NY 14608
585-235-6124
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Ranked #5 of 42 Attractions in Rochester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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Niagara
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67 reviews 67 reviews
26 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Inspiring story of SB Anthony and her focused efforts to get the vote, which did not occur until 20 years after her death. We had seen 2 quilts made by Susan at another museum that morning. The story is more impressive than the house.

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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Everyone studies Susan B. Anthony and should, seeing her family home is a must. I hope they revitalize the area and save the houses. It makes you thankful for what we have today! From voting rights to homes. We take so much for granted.

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Marion, Ma
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The tour guide was very knowlegible of Susan's life, and contribution to the sufferage movement. The house was minimal and didn't add much to the guides story but was interesting none the less. My impression after listing to the details of her life was that she was not a happy woman. there were no photographs of her smiling, she appeared... More

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NYNY, USA
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

On a side street near downtown Rochester stands the homestead of Susan B. Anthony, the Founder and evangelist for Women's Voting in America She lived and worked from this house in the mid 1800's to her death in 1906 tirelessly pursuing revolutionary changes for women beginning with the ability to vote. Her impact was felt throughout the era, through the... More

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Toronto, Canada
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105 reviews 105 reviews
14 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I had a three day mini-vacation in Rochester, NY. Stopping here turned out to be the best part of the trip. I arrived late in the afternoon, and since I was the only visitor I got a private docent tour. We took a long time going through the house and she provided a lot of information and was able to... More

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Hainesport, New Jersey, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

it was excellent! My daughter who mastered in Woman's studies was moved to tears!~ It was well done, staff was wonderful and answered all of our multiple questions with knowledge

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Upper Sandusky, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We loved how the two homes associated with Susan B. Anthony were next door to each other, nestled in a bustling family centered neighborhood. The walking tour was interesting and very informative. We came away with a newfound appreciation for Ms. Anthony, her family, and friends.

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Lititz
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52 reviews 52 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Was a little hard to find with our GPS and streets in the area with similar names. Was worth the hunt as the tour was very interesting and the tour guide was very knowledgeable. They made it appealing & interesting for kids.

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Rochester, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

All women should take children, teens and boys and girls and everyone to this wonderful house where Susan B. Anthony lived and worked tirelessly to get women the right to vote. Her tenacity, devotion. determination and pure guts resulted in this the 94th anniversary of women's right to vote !! Failure is not an Option were her lasting words.

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New York City, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We visited on a recent trip to the Fingerlakes as a family with 2 girls. The location is well signposted upon driving into Rochester. Our tour guide was an intelligent, passionate and knowledgeable lady called Judy, whom we thoroughly recommend. From the moment we began our tour she engaged us and made sure to emphasis the cultural aspects of living... More

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