On November 12th, 2016—the Women’s Rights National Historical Park in Seneca Falls, NY will celebrate the 201st birthday of Elizabeth Cady Stanton.
Historical interpreters Nathan Richardson will appear as Frederick Douglass and Dr. Melinda Grube as Elizabeth Cady Stanton at the Stanton House at 32 Washington Street, Seneca Falls, NY, from 10 am to 1 p.m. The celebration moves to the Wesleyan Chapel, 136 Fall Street, Seneca Falls, at 1 p.m. with guest speaker, Kandice Watson, Oneida Indian Nation Director of Education and Cultural Outreach, followed at 2 p.m. with “Frederick Douglass and Elizabeth Cady Stanton: A Challenging Friendship”.
The celebration will conclude with an award ceremony, “In Her Footsteps” by the Friends of Women’s Rights National Historical Park to three young girls who model Stanton. Visitors will add items that speak to their thoughts on equality and add them to a time capsule that will be closed for 50 years.
Women’s Rights National Historical Park is open Wednesday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information about the park and upcoming programs, visit the park website or call (315) 568-2991.
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