Elizabeth Cady Stanton House

135 Highwood Ave., Tenafly, New Jersey



From about 1868 to 1887, this two story, white Victorian frame house was the residence of Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815-1902), an the early proponent, philosopher, and leader of the women's rights movement. Stanton delivered the call for female suffrage at the Seneca Falls (New York) Convention of 1848. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, May 15, 1975

National Register information 

Note: The following information comes from the NRHP database and has not been verified.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 15, 1975
Reference number
NR name
Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, House
Area of significance
Social History
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Single dwelling
Periods of significance
1850-1874; 1825-1849
Significant years
1846; 1862