From writing award-winning, moving novels to serving as key movers and shakers in the women’s suffrage movement, Ohio has seen its fair share of powerful women. The following are some of Ohio’s most influential women, leaving legacies, landmarks and historical buildings throughout the state—and although they weren’t all were born in Ohio, they certainly made their mark in Ohio.

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What do you think of these inspirational women? What other powerful women has Ohio been graced with over the years?

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