California State Historic Landmark 969
#969 Homesite of Sarah Wallis
Sarah Armstrong Wallis (1825-1905) was a pioneer in the campaign for women's voting rights. In 1870 she was elected president of California's first statewide suffrage organization which in 1873 incorporated as the California State Woman Suffrage Education Association. The home she built on this site, Mayfield Farm, was a center of suffrage activities attracting state and national leaders such as Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Ulysses S. Grant.
Nothing remains of this site.
S side of La Selva Dr, between Military Way and Magnolia Dr, Palo Alto (3899 La Selva).
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