Upton House by Monnie Ryan

The Upton House, completed in 1840, is the oldest surviving house on historic Mahoning Avenue in Warren, Ohio (USA) – a section of town known as “Millionnaires’ Row.” The house became the temporary center for the National American Woman Suffrage Association in 1903, relocated to the city at the request of the wife of the home’s owner, Harriett Taylor Upton. Upton, whose mentor and friend was Susan B. Anthony, became a national leader of the women’s suffrage movement. In 1993, it was designated a National Historic Landmark.

I’m a semi-retired newspaper editor/writer who loves photography, especially flower macros, lighthouses, old mills and covered bridges.

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  • Nadya Johnson
    Nadya Johnsonabout 3 years ago

    This is a great historic home with a wonderful story! And an outstanding capture, Monnie!

  • Thanks – meant it when I said you inspired me to go looking for historic old homes!

    – Monnie Ryan

  • Audrey Clarke
    Audrey Clarkeabout 3 years ago

  • AuntDot
    AuntDotabout 3 years ago

    Lovely and very interesting history!

  • Thank you, Dot! It’s not the prettiest house along Millionaires’ Row by any stretch of the imagination, but it’s got a great pedigree!

    – Monnie Ryan

  • Susie Peek
    Susie Peekabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful house and capture Monnie ~ great background info too!

  • Thanks, Susie!

    – Monnie Ryan

  • Vickie Emms
    Vickie Emmsalmost 3 years ago

    Congratulations and Happy Easter
    April 5/12

  • Wow – I’m honored! Thanks, Vickie – and Happy Easter to you and your family as well!

    – Monnie Ryan

  • lorilee
    lorileealmost 3 years ago

    Don’t forget to enter our “Home, Sweet Home” challenge!!
    Home, Sweet Home

  • Thanks, Lori – done! I thought entries had to be houses that people actually live in today rather than museums or historical properties.

    – Monnie Ryan

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