Belva Ann Lockwood, born in 1830, died in 1917. Belva was an educator, American attorney, politician, wife, mother, and an author. She was a activist for Women’s Rights and a contemporary of Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Belva was the first female lawyer admitted to practice before the US Supreme Court and ran for the US Presidency in 1884 and 1888 on the Equal Rights Party ticket. The Belva Lockwood Inn is located on Front Street in Owego, facing the Susquehanna River and is completely restored as a charming Inn.
Framed, photo on canvas of Belva Lockwood Inn, Owego, New York, 10 x 10″.