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“The Greatest Event of Our Lives” : Abby Sherman and Portsmouth’s First Women Voters

Portsmouth women fought hard to get the vote and took every opportunity to be well informed voters. We need to appreciate our right to vote.

“The Greatest Event of Our Lives” : Abby Sherman and Portsmouth’s First Women Voters

“The Greatest Event of Our Lives.” Abby Sherman’s diary* records what a Portsmouth woman thought of her opportunity to vote for the first time.  Abby was not the type of wome…

Source: Portsmouth Historical Society

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