Phoebe Hawn was one of fourteen women who walked 295 miles from New York City to Washington DC in 1913 as part of a suffrage demonstration. The hike to DC began on February 12, 1913, Lincoln’s birthday.  Hundreds of people joined the march at points along the way.  The fourteen women who walked the entire route and the two who joined the march in Philadelphia wore long brown capes as shown in the photo above.

(via HAWN, MISS PHOEBE. SUFFRAGETTE HIKER)

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