Monday, March 31, 2014

Fact of the Day: Mountain Anthony

Before Mt. Rushmore was completed, there was an idea to put Susan B. Anthony with the four U.S. Presidents. First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt supported the idea, but Congress failed to approve it. 

17 comments:

Anonymous said...

Thanks for sharing the information!

Dascha said...

Really interesting ^^

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Margaret D said...

Wonder why congress rejected that!

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Oh, that's too bad. A woman there would have been great.

Pat Hatt said...

Probably the same old reasons why not

Christine said...

It would have been a great idea, too bad.

DEZMOND said...

never heard of her. who is she?

stephen Hayes said...

I think she'd look awkward up there.

Kati said...

I would love to see a female up there - too bad.

Have a great week,
-Kati

Pilar Domínguez said...

Maybe today it wouldn´t have happened but in the past...women wasn´t take into consideration. Kisses:)

Optimistic Existentialist said...

I think she's deserving!

A Beer for the Shower said...

Hmmm, now I wonder - was it because she was a woman, or because she wasn't a president?

Dana said...

Same here! Maybe they didn't approve it because she wasn't a president?

Elisabeth said...

That would have been so cool! Thank you for stopping by my blog :)

xxx
E from Helsinki, Finland
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Maude Lynn said...

Figures.

Caro * said...

Really ? Very interessant !

Theresa Mahoney said...

How neat it would have been to see a lady up there!