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The 19th Amendment guarantees women in the United States the right to vote. Tuesday was the 94th anniversary of its passage and Women’s Equality Day.

To celebrate about 15 women dressed like they’re from the early 1900's marched around the courthouse in downtown Montrose. They chanted and waved signs that said “vote it counts” and “women make a difference”.

Karen Connor wore a tri-color sash that read “votes for women”. 

"We’re here to remind people that women worked really hard to get the vote and they need to remember that and go out and vote," Connor said.

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