Lucy Stone Facts & Worksheets

A nineteenth-century abolitionist and suffragist, Lucy Stone was one of the most famous women in America in the 1850s. She was a brilliant orator who played a leading role in organizing and participating in national women’s rights conventions, served as president of the American Equal Rights Association, co-founded and helped lead the American Woman Suffrage Association, and founded and edited the Woman’s Journal, the most enduring, influential women’s newspaper of its day.