Miss Nora Stanton Blatch, a Granddaughter of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Crosses Seneca Lake, a Distance of Two Miles, in Two Hours.
Special to the Post Standard
Geneva, Aug 9 – Miss Nora Stanton Blatch of Ithaca, granddaughter of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, performed the remarkable feat of swimming across Seneca Lake yesterday afternoon, a distance of two miles. Miss Blatch started from the west shore, opposite Lochland, about 4 o’clock and reached the east shore at 6 o’clock, being in the water two hours. She was accompanied by several friends who were in two boats, one each side of her. This feat has been performed but a few times within the knowledge of the oldest residents. Miss Blatch is a student in Cornell University, where she is pursuing a course in mechanical engineering. Her mother, Mrs. Harriet Stanton Blatch, is an active woman suffragist and is a frequent visitor at the home of Mrs. & Miss Miller at LochlandThe Post Standard, Syracuse, N.Y.
Tuesday, August 9, 1904