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Nov 10, 2018

Celebrating USA's 1st woman senator

QR-code plaques enabling people to discover the story of the USA's first female senator were put up in Llandudno this week - coinciding with a record number of women winning seats in the USA's mid-term elections. Martha Hughes Cannon was born in ...

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Posted by: RhodriC

Llandudno in 1857 and emigrated as a child. In 1896 she was elected to represent Utah - beating her own husband at the polls! For more about this pioneering woman, use your mobile to scan the HistoryPoints QR codes at the interpretation board at the corner of Ty Gwyn Road and Ty'n y Coed Road (on the eastern slope of the Great Orme). Or click here