Amy Kirby Post

Honored by:Nancy Owen
Brick location:A:12  map

I wish to have my great-grandmother's name on this brick - Amy Kirby Post. She was a women's rights activist here in Rochester. She helped organize the Women's Rights Convention in 1948 and was quite good friends with Susan B. Anthony as well as others prominent in the movement. Not only was she involved in the suffrage movement but she was also very involved in the abolitionist movement to the point that her house here in Rochester was a station on the Underground Railroad. Frederick Douglas often stayed at her house when visiting the City. She and her husband Isaac Post were Spiritualists - she holding seances in her home and he being a writing medium.