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August 2, 2021

Delaware Dedicates its First Pomeroy Marker

Dover, Delaware, June 26, 2021 – At a ceremony dedicating the state’s first Pomeroy Marker in honor of suffrage leader Mabel Lloyd Ridgely (1872-1962), The Honorable Lisa Blunt Rochester, Delaware’s at-large representative…
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June 21, 2021

Alabama Unveils Second NVWT Marker

June 4, 2021. On this day 102 years ago the United States Congress passed the 19th Amendment, sending it to the states to be ratified. Today we commemorated the pioneering…
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May 10, 2021

NVWT Pomeroy Marker Installed in Las Cruces, NM

The Woman's Improvement Association NVWT Pomeroy marker was installed in Pioneer Women's Park in Las Cruces, New Mexico, on March 22, 2021. The League of Women Voters of Southern New…
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April 15, 2021

City of Havre de Grace Dedicated Suffrage Marker on NVWT

Image credit: Pat Venturino-Venture Photos A significant moment in Harford County Women’s Suffrage history was recognized on March 27, 2021, at 1:00 P.M. Havre de Grace dedicated and unveiled the state of…
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March 22, 2021

Skinner Marker in Dunedin Dedicated – First Marker in State of Florida

On Friday, March 5, a National Votes for Women Trail Pomeroy marker was dedicated in Dunedin, Florida, the first in the state. The marker honors Elizabeth Skinner. In attendance were…
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February 22, 2021

Patagonia, AZ installs Pomeroy Marker at 1914 Grammar School

A brief ceremony to celebrate the installation of the Pomeroy marker at the Patagonia Museum in Patagonia, AZ, was to take place along with their annual meeting on Saturday, January 23,…
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January 20, 2021

NVWT Pomeroy marker installed in Mount Pleasant, IA for Belle Babb Mansfield

On November 12, a Pomeroy marker honoring Belle Babb Mansfield was unveiled on the campus of Iowa Wesleyan University in Mount Pleasant, IA, as part of their annual Belle Babb…
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January 1, 2021

NVWT marker installed for Lucy Clark in Farmington, UT

Utah installed a Pomeroy marker for Lucy Clark in Farmington in early November with the hope that they would be able to at least have a small public unveiling. Unfortunately,…
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December 10, 2020

Hannah Patterson Marker Dedicated in Chambersburg, PA

On November 5, Hannah Patterson was honored with a Pomeroy Marker at Wilson College in Chambersburg, PA.    
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October 20, 2020

North Dakota Installs 4th and 5th Markers

The Golden Valley Historical Society dedicated a new historic marker honoring early “Votes for Women” advocates on the grounds of the Golden Valley County Museum lawn in Beach, on Saturday,…
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October 9, 2020

NVWT Marker Installed in Union Springs, NY for Zobedia Alleman

A NVWT marker honoring Zobedia Alleman was installed in Union Springs, NY, on October 6, 2020. The Happenings of Union Springs Facebook page posted a live video of the installation.…
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September 6, 2020

NCWHS President writes piece on hometown of Huntsville’s suffrage recognition

National Collaborative for Women's History Sites President, Marsha Weinstein wrote this op-ed piece about her hometown of Huntsville, Alabama, and their efforts in sharing the stories of women suffrage in…
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August 28, 2020

Birthplace of Elizabeth Cady Stanton has a Number of Ties to NVWT

NCWHS Board member and NVWT chair, Nancy Brown was featured in an article in her local newspaper about her ties to the National Votes for Women Trail, along with other…
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August 26, 2020

#VoterGirlVideo — Junior Trailblazer Contest Rules

Are you between the ages of 13 and 17? 1. Visit nvwt.org. Click on “View the Trail”. There you will find inspiring stories about suffragist activities that took place throughout…
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August 23, 2020

Elizabeth Cady Stanton descendant: Preserve these forgotten stories – Opinion by Coline Jenkins

Coline Jenkins, great-great-granddaughter of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, wrote an opinion piece featured on CNN's digital platform in which she talks about the National Collaborative for Women's History Sites and the…
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August 14, 2020

Become a Trailblazer: Uncovering the Whole Story of Women’s Suffrage

The Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission partnered with the National Votes for Women Trail for a brown bag webinar on Thursday, August 13, 2020. Watch the webinar below to learn about…
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August 10, 2020

The Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission is Partnering with the National Votes for Women Trail

The Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission is partnering with the National Votes for Women Trail to document suffrage sites around the country and the stories that go with them. The Women’s…
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July 29, 2020

Votes for Delaware Women Exhibition

National Votes for Women Trail state coordinator for Delaware, Anne Boylan, curated the "Votes for Delaware Women" exhibition at the University of Delaware Library's Special Collections department. Though the library…
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June 16, 2020

National Votes for Women Trail on KET’s Kentucky Life

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April 23, 2020

Three New Books Published by Members of the NCWHS Research & Interpretation Committee

Three members of the NCWHS Research & Interpretation Committee are publishing books of interest to NCWHS members. Beyond Bars and Brothels: Discovering Women’s Roles in One Mining Community Jean Ellis’s…
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April 23, 2020

Goucher College Unveils Roadside Marker Honoring Suffragette History

Baltimore Magazine covers the installation of a Pomeroy Marker at Goucher College; https://www.baltimoremagazine.com/section/historypolitics/goucher-college-unveils-roadside-marker-honoring-suffragette-history
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January 20, 2020

Reflections of Rose Parade Outwalkers

Representing the suffragists of our country would be impossible for just 100 people. There are simply too many luminaries, not to mention the throngs of unrecognized women we are working…
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December 18, 2019

NCWHS is hiring! Historian/Project Managers & Historian/Researchers

Historian/Project Manager: National Votes for Women Trail The National Collaborative of Women’s History Sites seeks a historian to work as Project Manager  supervising a team preparing roadside marker nominations as…
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December 16, 2019

Felice Cohn Pomeroy Marker unveiled in Carson City, Nevada

The second Pomeroy Marker in Nevada was installed on December 10, 2019, in Carson City, Nevada. The marker is prominently displayed on the Main Street and at the entrance to…
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December 10, 2019

Commemorating Women’s Suffrage in Nevada

The first Nevada suffrage marker was installed on 11/22 at the Mizpah Hotel in Tonopah, NV. NCWHS board member Goodwin worked with representatives of the Hotel and with the Town…
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November 23, 2019

Augusta Chissell & Margaret Gregory Hawkins Pomeroy Marker Dedication

A dedication ceremony of suffrage marker on the National Votes for Women Trail recognizing African American Suffrage Leaders, Augusta Chissell & Margaret Gregory Hawkins Pomeroy, occurred in Baltimore, MD on…
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November 19, 2019

Successful GoFundMe Campaign

A sincere thank you who supported our GoFundMe campaign! Because of your support, and an incredible number of in kind donations by talented women, we reached our goal of creating…
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November 11, 2019

National Votes for Women Trail Pomeroy marker honoring Dr. Mary Ellen Britton

On Sunday, March 24th at 1:30 p.m. 2019, the St. James African Methodist Episcopal Church located at 124 E. Walnut Street in Danville, KY sponsored a dedication ceremony for a…
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September 16, 2019

Josephine Henry’s Pomeroy Marker Dedication

Josephine Henry's Pomeroy Marker Dedication Ceremony took place on August 25, 2019, in Versailles, Kentucky In photo, from left to right, Marsha Weinstein, President, NCWHS,  Coline Jenkins, great, great granddaughter of Elizabeth Cady Stanton,…
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August 21, 2019

Messenger-Inquirer: Groups gearing up for suffrage centennial

From: https://www.messenger-inquirer.com/news/local/groups-gearing-up-for-suffrage-centennial/article_c3410dd0-1b5e-5e6d-89ca-a0750dea2319.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=user-share   Never, ever give up if you are on the path to righteousness Marsha Weinstein said Sunday during the Women's Equality Day event at the Owensboro Museum of…
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August 14, 2019

Monumental Women’s Statue Fund Announces Redesigned First Statue of Real Women in Central Park, Featuring Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Sojourner Truth

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 12, 2019 Contact: Anat Gerstein, anat@anatgerstein.com or 646-321-4400 (New York, NY) – Today, Monumental Women’s Statue Fund announced a redesigned statue that will honor pioneering women’s…
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August 9, 2019

National Votes for Women’s Trail Marker to Honor Kentucky Suffragist Josephine Henry

MEDIA INQUIRIES: Marsha Weinstein, National Collaborative for Women’s History Sites 502-819-2537 Judy Phillips, Woodford County Historical Society 859-879-8667 (Versailles, KY) The centennial of suffrage for many women in the United States…
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August 4, 2019

A Call for Volunteers to Research and Write Biographical Sketches of Woman Suffrage Activists

This is a call for volunteers to research and write 500-word biographical sketches of grassroots woman suffrage activists.  Thanks for considering the possibility. Since March 2015 the online journal and…
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July 26, 2019

Pomeroy Representative speaks in Seneca Falls

Pomeroy rep. at Seneca Falls William G. Pomeroy representative, Paula Miller, comes to the podium to talk to a crowd at Seneca Falls about the Pomeroy marker/ National Collaborative for…
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June 9, 2019

Mary Barr Clay Pomeroy Marker Dedication Ceremony

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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June 4, 2019

GoFundMe Campaign Achieves Ultimate Goal!

While the National Votes for Women Trail did not reach the financial goal of $15,000, we have met our goal of creating a website that shares our growing database of…
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March 17, 2019

National Votes for Women’s Trail Marker to Honor Kentucky Suffragist Dr. Mary E. Britton 

The centennial of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution will be celebrated in 2020, and Kentucky’s suffragists are being recognized for the state and national work they did to…
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January 29, 2019

New Historic Marker Program Celebrates Women’s Suffrage History in United States

The National Collaborative for Women’s History Sites and the William G. Pomeroy Foundation® Partner to Launch Marker Grant Program Supporting the National Votes for Women Trail EVANSTON, Ill. – The…
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November 9, 2018

National Votes for Women Trail

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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November 9, 2018

The William G. Pomeroy Foundation

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…
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November 1, 2018

Home of Marjory Stoneman Douglas Becomes National Historic Landmark

Marjory Stoneman Douglas was one of the nation’s most significant environmentalists. Astonishing in its breadth, her writing and activism on behalf of South Florida’s natural environment spanned much of the…
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November 1, 2018

Empowering All Women to Vote: The National Votes for Women Trail

A project of the National Collaborative for Women’s History Sites (NCWHS), the National Votes for Women Trail is collecting sites from all over our country to allow us to tell the untold…
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November 9, 2017

State Woman Suffrage Celebrations Highlight March to 2020 National Anniversary

BY PAM ELAM State-by-state woman suffrage celebrations have begun and these efforts will lead up to the 100th Anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution on August 26,…
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November 9, 2017

A New Perspective on Valley Forge

Do you think you know the whole story of Valley Forge? See NCWHS Board Member Ajena Rogers in her interpretation of Hanna Till, an enslaved African American who cooked for…
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November 9, 2017

Beyond John Wayne

Heather Huyck, Chair of the National Collaborative for Women's History Sites published this piece about including women's stories in our narratives of "The West" in the edited volume Western Women: Their…
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November 9, 2017

Palmer Memorial Institute State Historic Site

Palmer Memorial Institute State Historic Site is located just 10 miles east of Greensboro NC off I-40/85, exit 135 in Sedalia, North Carolina. The state historic site preserves a school founded…
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November 9, 2017

US Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar Hosts Town Hall on Women’s History

On March 27, 2012 US Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar hosted a Town Hall discussion at the Maryland Women's Heritage Center as part of Interior's ongoing efforts to capture and tell a more…
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November 9, 2017

Indiana Seminars Feature Women’s History

July 3, 2012. This fall, the three recipients of Indiana Legal History Grants from Indiana Humanities and the Indiana Supreme Court will each make a presentation based on their research…
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November 9, 2017

The National Archives Continues its Celebration of First Ladies’ Centennial

September 28, 2012. The National Archives continues its 2012 commemoration of the 100th birthdays of First Ladies Pat Nixon (March 16), and Lady Bird Johnson (December 22), with the concluding installment of…
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November 9, 2017

New Landmark Designations Honor Nation’s Cultural and Natural Heritage

October 17, 2012. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced the designation of 26 national historic landmarks and one national natural landmark as places that possess exceptional value and quality…