Kate Mullany National Historic Site

Kate Mullany National Historic Site

Address:c/o American Labor Studies Center
100 S Swan St
Albany, NY 12210

Phone:518-331-4474
Established: Designated a National Historic Landmark in 199; authorized as a national historic site on December 3, 2004. The house was privately owned until 2003, when it was purchased by the New York AFL-CIO on behalf of the American Labor Studies Center (ALSC). Under the authorized bill, the property is designated an affiliated area of the National Park System, which will provide the center with technical and financial assistance for planning, development, interpretation, and preservation of the site. The site will continue to be owned and operated by ALCS.
Location:The Kate Mullany House is located at 350 Eighth Street in Troy, New York.
Facilities:Not open to the public.
Special Features:Catherine A. (Kate) Mullany was an Irish immigrant laundry worker who organized and led Troy's Collar Laundry Union during the 1860's, one of the first all-female labor unions in the United States. She lived in this house from 1869 to 1875, inherited the house when her mother died in 1876, moved away, returned in 1903, and died here in 1906.

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