Centennial NYS Women’s Suffrage Commemoration
This article appeared in 1816 Farmington Quaker Meetinghouse on June 9, 2017
CENTENNIAL NYS WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE COMMEMORATION TO BE HELD AT SITE OF SUSAN B. ANTHONY TRIAL JUNE 17
CANANDAIGUA, NY — The Ontario County Historical Society and The 1816 Farmington Quaker Meetinghouse will celebrate the 100th anniversary of women winning the right to vote in New York State with a Susan B. Anthony Legacy Event on Saturday, June 17 from 7 – 9PM. The event is free and open to the public.
The event will begin with a 7PM reception and exhibit at the Ontario County Historical Society (55 N Main St, Canandaigua, NY) before attendees march at 7:45PM to the Ontario County Courthouse (27 N Main St, Canandaigua, NY) — the site of the historic June 17 -19, 1873 Susan B. Anthony trial — for the remainder of the event. As part of the festivities, attendees are encouraged to dress as suffragists in period costume.
For more information and updates, visit ochs.org or call 585-953-5651.
The Susan B. Anthony Legacy event is being held on the 144th anniversary of the start of Anthony’s historic trial: June 17, 2017
7:45PM Reception at Ontario County Historical Society
Exhibit: “Votes for Women: the Suffrage Movement in Ontario County”
8:00PM March to Ontario County Courthouse