A prominent American poetess.
The first recorded African-American person to own land in the US.
The first recorded woman to legally vote in colonial America.
A neoclassical sculptress and the first American woman to achieve international recognition as a professional sculptor.
A writer, a poet, an editor, and a women’s rights advocate. Known for authoring the nursery rhyme “Mary Had a Little Lamb” for campaigning for making Thanksgiving a national holiday.
Marathon runner, author, and television commentator; the first woman to officially run in the Boston Marathon.
Journalist, critic, editor, translator, and women's and civil rights advocate. The first female book reviewer in the US.
Poet, author, lecturer, abolitionist, women’s rights activist, co-founder of the American Woman Suffrage Association (AWSA), and one of the initiators of US Mother’s Day.
A woman warrior of the American Revolutionary War, fought for the Patriot forces while disguised as a man.
The first female Senator of Massachusetts and a former Democratic Candidate for 2020 US President.