Susan B Anthony Museum & House

The National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House shares the story of Susan B. Anthony’s lifelong struggle to gain voting rights for women and equal rights for all. We keep her vision alive and relevant by preserving and sharing Anthony’s National Historic Landmark home.

This timeline includes dates related the National Historic Landmark in Rochester, NY, where Susan B. Anthony lived and worked.

1817-11-01 00:00:00


Lucy Read marries Daniel Anthony in Adams, Massachusetts.

1820-02-15 00:00:00

Susan Brownell Anthony

Susan B. Anthony (SBA) born in Adams, Massachusetts.

1826-11-01 00:00:00

Move to Battenville

Daniel Anthony moves the family forty miles to Battenville, NY, where he manages mills for Judge John McLean.

1837-01-01 00:00:00


With her sister Guelma, SBA attends Deborah Moulson Female Seminary in Philadelphia, PA.

1838-01-01 00:00:00


The Depression of 1838 causes Daniel Anthony to declare bankruptcy, forcing the loss of their home in Battenville and the removal of Susan and Guelma from school.

1839-09-19 00:00:00

Guelma's Marriage

Guelma marries Aaron McLean, grandson of Judge McLean.

1840-01-01 00:00:00


SBA begins her teaching career in New Rochelle, NY.

1845-01-01 00:00:00

Move to Rochester

The Anthony family moves to a farm near Rochester, NY.

1845-09-04 00:00:00

Hannah's Marriage

Hannah marries Eugene Mosher.

1846-01-01 00:00:00


SBA becomes the headmistress of the female department at Canajoharie Academy, earning a yearly salary of $110.

Susan B Anthony Museum & House

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