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.

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Mary Barr Clay Pomeroy Marker Dedication Ceremony

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Mary Barr Clay Pomeroy Marker Dedication Ceremony June 2, 2019 Photo credit Bob Lanham The third of five Pomeroy markers in Kentucky was dedicated on June 2, 2019 at White…

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National Votes for Women Trail

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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…

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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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Paid internship at Women's Rights National Park, Seneca Falls, NY
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Honoring Annie Dodge Wauneka and Mary E. Britton, and more April news from NCWHS - https://t.co/haOjFWQiYO

Congratulations to The Woman's Club of Louisville, the City of Louisville, and @ncwhs on the very 1st historic marker of the National Votes for Women Trail! Check out the @WHAS11 video recap of the dedication: https://t.co/36slTdVgU3 #historicmarker #womenshistory #history https://t.co/BlGLLXYAKN ncwhs photo

Celebrate #WomensHistoryMonth with @KyWomanSuffrage at dedication of national historic marker honoring an 1887 suffrage speech delivered by Dr. Mary E. Britton. Part of the National Votes for Women Trail led by @ncwhs.
St. James AME Church, Danville
Sunday, March 24, 1:30 p.m. https://t.co/3cALj7sNxX

The Maine State Museum will open its suffrage exhibit, commemorating the centennial of Maine ratifying the 19th Amendment this coming March 23, 2019. Governor Janet Mills (Maine's first woman Governor!) will issue a proclamation commemorating suffrage at the opening event.

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Cincinnati’s arts community today kicked off 18 months of celebrations marking the centennial of women’s suffrage, with nearly 100 events in the works.
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ST. GEORGE -- A nonprofit is seeking to make more of Utah's K-12 students aware of the women's suffrage movement and how Utah women were the first to vote in the U.S.
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The Wolf administration has planned several events to mark the occasion. Gov. Wolf is asking Pennsylvanians to wear white in honor of the anniversary.
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Happy 100th Birthday 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote. Women journalists, such as my great-great aunt Miriam Michelson, helped the cause by keeping it in the news. Journalism was a non-traditional career for women then. Here are lessons from Aunt Miriam's stellar career.
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The names of three Iowa women who left their mark on history are joining the names of four others on the Iowa Women of Achievement Bridge.
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Join us as we celebrate women and cycling! In conjunction with their exhibit “Women’s Long Road- 100 years to the Vote” the Maine State Museum will be partnering with the...