by Marguerite Kearns
I’m still at the task of my passion——telling friends and others about the early women’s rights movement. It was uphill, decentralized, and promoted by volunteers. They did what they could within the circumstances of their own lives and the times. Some were just like us. Others reflected their own families, social and political agendas.
Now there are historic markers across the United States to point out the locations of where they lived and worked. Most were regular folks. The majority didn’t earn salaries and benefits. They represented a cross section of the nation. Today we build on their accomplishments, warts and blemishes.
Have you ever visited Seneca Falls, New York? You can sign up to hear about the special programs and ceremonies sponsored there.
We all have to start somewhere.
Suffrage Centennials has been publishing since 2013.