Voters Flock To Susan B. Anthony’s Grave To Pay Tribute (VIDEO)

Women and men from across Rochester, New York and surrounding areas flocked to the gravesite of Susan B. Anthony on Tuesday, marking the potential election of America’s first woman president with “I Voted” stickers, flowers and other performative tributes to the ground-breaking 19th century suffragist.

Anthony, who died 14 years before the 19th Amendment granted voting rights to women nationwide, was an abolitionist, temperance advocate and tireless activist for women’s right to vote.

She was arrested in 1872 for attempting to vote in Rochester. After she had been convicted of that crime, in 1878, she introduced an amendment to Congress to give women the right to vote. Forty-two years later, it became the law of the land.

View some of the tributes below:

WROC in Rochester also has a live stream of Anthony’s gravesite posted on their Facebook page. Watch it live below:

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