National Collaborative for Women’s History Sites

Let's put women's history sites on the map!

The National Collaborative for Women’s History Sites (NCWHS) is a non-profit that supports and promotes the preservation and interpretation of sites and locales that bear witness to women’s participation in American life. The Collaborative makes women’s contributions to history visible so that all women’s experiences and potential are fully valued.

View our newly released “National Votes For Women Trail” database! If you would like to add to our growing list of sites, please complete this form.  If you need assistance completing the form, see our tutorial.  We also have a spreadsheet that lists sites by state.

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The William G. Pomeroy Foundation

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New Historic Marker Program Celebrates Women’s Suffrage History in United States The centennial of women’s suffrage in the United State is approaching in 2020. With this landmark anniversary, the National…

Trail Highlights

National Votes for Women Trail – GoFundMe

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Votes for Women National Trail In honor of the August 26, 2020 centennial celebration of women’s suffrage in the United States, NCWHS is leading the effort to develop a National…

Partner Profile

National Trust for Historic Preservation

National Trust for Historic Preservation and Collaborative Partnership

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The National Trust for Historic Preservation has entered into a partnership with the National Collaborative for Women’s History Sites to identify, save, and educate the public about American women’s history through women’s sites. Our…

Suffrage Profile

Frances Willard House

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Frances Willard (September 28, 1839 – February 17, 1898) was an American educator, temperance reformer, and women's suffragist. Willard became the national president of Woman's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) in 1879, and remained president until her death in…

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Gordon was speaking from experience when, in 1893, she described in a speech how “society has sneered at learned women.” She spent decades trying to change that.
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Western states took the lead in the women’s suffrage movement more than a century ago. Long before Congress acted and the 19th Amendment was passed, individual states gave women the right to vote.
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Professor and scholar Ellen Fitzpatrick looks back at the long march to suffrage, California’s vital part in it and the battles that remain unknown.
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Behind every man is a woman who helped shape his life, and Edgar Allan Poe is no exception.
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The Michigan Women's Museum and Entrepreneur Institute of Mid-Michigan were acquired by a Detroit nonprofit. Both operate from Allegan Street office.
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On the first day of this year (2019), five million women in the state of Kerala formed a human chain which that stretched for 385 miles. In face of increasing backlash, defiance is probably what we need this year to assert the progress we have made thus far.