The Wyoming House for Historic Women in downtown Laramie honors historic women of Wyoming. Louisa Swain, in September 1870, was the first woman in the US to cast a ballot under laws granting women and men equal voting rights. Martha Symons Boies became the first woman in the US appointed as a Bailiff. Eliza Stewart was the first woman formally subpoenaed to serve on a court jury.
Unfortunately this museum doesn’t open until the 15th of June, so I was not able to go in. But I am honored to have visited the place where the first woman voted in the US.
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