The first recorded African-American person to own land in the US.
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.
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 sculptress and poet, famous for creating the Boston Women’s Memorial and for her contribution to the regeneration of public monuments in the US.
The first female governor of Massachusetts and the youngest female Governor in US history.
A spiritual leader and author, famous for establishing the Christian Science Movement.
A pioneering female doctor and educator of female physicians.
A social activist for the poor, the co-founder many social organizations, among them was the first women-only homeless shelter, “Rosie's Place.”