Let's rock the cradle! Visit women's heritage sites. Support suffrage centennials and special events.
– Will New York State hold a suffrage centennial in 2017? If so, who will move the initiative forward?
– Will there be a next step in the federal government’s creation of a Votes for Women trail in NYS’s “Cradle” of the women’s rights movement in the US?
– Is it likely that the NYS Legislature will approve funding to move to the next step of an initiative to create a statewide Women’s Heritage Trail?
– Where are the supporters of rocking the cradle so that New York State can benefit from much-needed economic development from cultural and heritage tourism associated with the 2017 and 2020 suffrage centennials?
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Read stories of the 2013 blogging tour of the “Cradle” of the women’s rights movement in the United States.
New centennial article from Marguerite Kearns about an old wagon that in 1913 became a suffragist symbol of the unfinished American Revolution. Read article from the New York Archives magazine (Fall 2013), Reprinted with permission. Complete article here.
THE POLITICS OF HARRIET TUBMAN AND BARACK OBAMA: Two-part story in “New York History” by Olivia Twine and Marguerite Kearns. Behind the scenes in the saga of creating a Harriet Tubman national park in the “Cradle” of the women’s rights movement in the U.S. #1. #2.