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2240 Eliza Calvert Hall

Address:
KY, USA

Category: Markers

Used in the following map:

Mapping Kentucky History Warren County Markers

Marker reads, Lida Calvert Obenchain Eliza Calvert Hall, suffragist, press superintendent of KY. Equal Rights Assn., poet, author. Her most famous story, Sally Anns Experience 1898, protested women’s inequality. President Roosevelt praised her first collection of stories, Aunt Jane of Kentucky1907. Reverse, Royalties helped purchase home at 1353 Chestnut St. The Land of Long Ago1909, To Love and to Cherish 1911 and Clover and Blue Grass 1916 followed. For A Book of Hand-Woven Coverlets 1912, she bought coverlets from wagons of tobacco farmers on Chestnut St. Her books reached at least one million readers.