Seneca Falls conference took place 165 years ago

Another anniversary of Seneca Falls. Many people still haven’t heard of the 1848 Seneca Falls convention, which is why we’re rocking the cradle. A new generation of young people is growing up with both parents working and housework and family responsibilities shared. To these youngsters, many are amazed that the world was so different once. Mention to these youngsters that women were once treated like second class citizens and worse; they respond with a puzzled expression. “That’s crazy.” And they understand that much more needs to be done to reach equality.

Take a few minutes to watch this brief video clip about the Declaration of Sentiments. Hear the actual words of this remarkable statement written back in 1848. Then get busy planning a visit to Seneca Falls, New York.

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