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Elizabeth Oakes Smith, ca. 1851

Elizabeth Oakes Smith, ca. 1851

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This portrait of Elizabeth Oakes Smith (1806-1893) is attributed to Jared Flagg (1820-1899).

Smith, a native of North Yarmouth, was recognized as the first woman to climb Katahdin. She was an author, women's rights advocate, and noted lecturer.

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