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Winning the Right to Vote: the Woman’s Rights Movement in Boston

Start:
September 18, 2016 @ 2:00 pm
End:
September 18, 2016 @ 3:30 pm
Cost:
Varies
Venue:
Mount Auburn Cemetery
Address:
580 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

The 19th amendment, ratified 1920, guaranteed women the right to vote. The road to victory in America was long and arduous.  In the 18th century we hear the insistent voice of Abigail Adams, “Remember the Ladies!”   Later we hear other voices and experience the mass gatherings of women and men who insisted women be heard and given the right to vote. To keep our “memory green” we will visit the graves and hear the narratives of the lives of these advocates in this struggle.   Rosemarie Smurzynski, volunteer docent, will lead the walk.

Funding for programs has been provided in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

Massachusetts Cultural Council

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