Senator touts Women’s Suffgrage Centennial Commission Act in visit

UTICA — U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand was in Utica on Monday, stumping for the bipartisan Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission Act (S.3073) during a visit to the Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute.


Celebrate the Bi-centennial of the 1816 Farmington Quaker Meetinghouse

Everyone is invited! Come and bring family and ffriends to help us celebrate the Bi-centennial of the 1816 Farmington Quaker Meetinghouse, corner County Route 8 and Sheldon Road, Farmington.

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Telling the stories of Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton
at Daily Messenger

CANANDAIGUA — Every woman in America who casts a ballot in an election has Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony to thank. Their struggle for a woman's right to vote was central in improving the lives of all women.

But their story is not well known.

Read More about this at the Daily Messenger


Global Mural Conference and Women’s Rights National Historical Park
Partner for Women’s Suffrage Mural Event

Seneca Falls, NY- Women’s Rights National Historical Park is pleased to partner with 2016 Global Mural Conference.  For 20 years the Global Mural Conference has convened, every two years, to celebrate and discuss the role of murals in communities all over the world.


In Celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Women's Rights National Historical Park Presents Art Exhibits by Artists Andrea Arroyo and Felipe Galindo

Seneca Falls, NY – In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, from September 17th through October 15th, Women’s Rights National Historical Park will be exhibiting the works of world renowned artists Andrea Arroyo and Felipe Galindo. A reception will be held for the public to meet the artists at Women’s Rights National Historical Park’s Visitor Center on Saturday, September 17th , from 2­:00 pm to 4:00 pm. 


Mikah Meyer to Visit Women’s Rights National Historical Park during
Visit to all 413 US National Parks in One Continuous Trip

Seneca Falls, NY- Women’s Rights National Historical Park is pleased to announce Mikah Meyer will be visiting the park on Monday September 12th. Meyer of Travel Beyond Convention (TBC) is going on a world record national parks trip around the country. He plans to visit all 413 National Parks in one continuous trip. Meyer will be at the park at 1:00 pm, and will be attending the Wesleyan Chapel tour at 1:30 pm.                                               



14-Member Commission Hosts Inaugural Meeting in Seneca Falls,
Birthplace of Women’s Rights Movement

Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul Elected Commission Chair

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the kick-off of New York State Women's Suffrage 100th Anniversary Commemoration Commission, which will be responsible for a series of statewide programs that celebrate women's suffrage in New York State. The 14-member commission will work to promote the anniversary of women's suffrage between 2017, marking 100 years from when women won the right to vote in New York State and 2020, a century after the 19th Amendment was ratified.                                               


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Sidelines Book Club Gloria Steinems Life On the Road -
Kirsten Gillibrand and Gloria Steinems discuss everything from the importance of talking circles in organizing to the importance of electing more women to Congress.

Buffalo News article on Tubman

Raising Awareness

The Friends of Women’s Rights National Historical Park, Inc., is a not-for-profit organization that supports the mission of the Park to promote awareness of the 1848 Women’s Rights Convention in Seneca Falls and its significance. 

Our Mission is to inspire individuals to support this Park, the birthplace of Women’s Rights in America.

Our Vision is to insure, in perpetuity, the preservation of the Park for the inspiration and full achievement of equality for all.

To achieve this end, the national Friends organization raises funds for Park initiatives, including the preservation of Park historical sites and educational programs.



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