Blogging Tour

Farmington Quaker Meeting restoration progress report

August 25, 2014

Interested in historical detective work? Want to see how the jigsaw puzzle of the 1816 Farmington Quaker Meetinghouse in Farmington, NY is coming together? Mark your calendar for September 3, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. for a preliminary report on architectural findings from the Historic Structure Report for the 1816 Farmington Quaker Meetinghouse. Come early at […]

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Susan B. Anthony House in Rochester has solid community support

February 12, 2014

It’s Susan B. Anthony’s birthday on February 15th, and a great time to celebrate along with hundreds of people today at the Rochester Convention Center who will be attending a celebration luncheon in Rochester that’s an annual fundraiser for the Susan B. Anthony House. The article by Marguerite Kearns on New York History‘s blog lays […]

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Questions raised from the 2013 Cradle Blogging Tour

October 11, 2013

– 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 […]

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DAY #4: Continuing on to Seneca Falls, NY on the blogging tour!

October 9, 2013

The doors were locked this past week at the Elizabeth Cady Stanton home at the national park in Seneca Falls, New York. We barely got out of town before the federal shutdown was announced, but fortunately there was enough time to take in the visitors’ center, and experience the rebuilt Wesleyan Chapel, the Hunt and […]

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DAY #1: Going home with Sojourner Truth, by Marguerite Kearns

September 23, 2013

I’m standing in front of the Ulster County Courthouse at 285 Wall Street in Kingston, New York. Not now, but in my memory as I write this. And I’m returning to this same courthouse as I set out with Olivia Twine on a blogging tour of the “Cradle” of the women’s rights movement in the United States.  We’ll […]

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Cradle Tour 2013

August 17, 2013

Don’t make a fuss. Get on the bus. Mark your calendar and sign up now on our home page. The tour bus needs paint and a tuneup while we’re getting ready to take off on a blogging tour of the Cradle of the Women’s Rights Movement in the US in late September. It’s free. Join […]

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Touching in with the Cradle’s Heavyweights

August 17, 2013

We’ll be going to Seneca Falls, New York and retracing the footsteps of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucretia Mott, Frederick Douglass, and a wide variety of others. Check out the video below to hear the words as they were spoken in July of 1848, 165 years ago. Travel the highways and byways of towns and villages […]

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“Spirit of 1776” suffrage wagon rocked the cradle with NYS Legislative Resolution in 2013

August 10, 2013

Both houses of the New York State Legislature passed a resolution on June 18, 2013 commemorating the “Spirit of 1776” suffrage campaign wagon’s centennial of its first journey from Manhattan to Long Island in July of 1913. The resolution rocked the cradle and brought together cultural heritage tourism as well as the need for New […]

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