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Postponed: Women’s Suffrage and League of Women Voters Centennial Celebration

March 14 @ 6:00 am - 8:30 pm

- Free

Important Postponement Notice:

Due to concerns about the Coronavirus,  this event has been  postponed. 

Be well and stay tuned for announcements of the rescheduled date!

Centennial Celebration of the 19th Amendment which gave women in the United States the right to vote in 1920 and the Founding of the League of Women Voters. Co-Sponsored by the Women’s Parish Association, First Parish in Concord, the League of Women Voters of Concord-Carlisle, Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House and Suffrage 100MA, (The Women’s Suffrage Celebration Coalition of Massachusetts).

This festive, educational and inspiring evening will include noted speakers and performers: Barbara Berenson, author of Massachusetts in the Woman Suffrage Movement; Pamela Swing, co-author of I Want To Go To Jail; Jan Turnquist, Executive Director of Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House, portraying Louisa May Alcott; History At Play performer and living historian, Laura Rocklyn, portraying Lucy Stone; suffrage music by Jim Dalton and Maggi Smith-Dalton; greetings by women government officials of Massachusetts. Reception with refreshments, book signing and information tables of organizations working today to ensure continuation of women’s voting rights and a full, inclusive and knowledgeable democracy. There is no charge for this event. However, reservations are required. All men, women, and youth are warmly invited. For further information and to ensure a seat, make your reservation by March 8th at pekindc@comcast.net or call 978-369-9602.

Details

Date:
March 14
Time:
6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map