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“Spirit of 1776″ is a music video (above) honoring the historic suffrage campaign wagon that inspired this web site. More information. 
The music video “Spirit of 1776″ provides an excellent example of “patriotic protest,” an important theme of the suffrage movement nationally from 1848 to 1917. Find out more


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Recent Blog Posts

December 18, 2014 |

A holiday video card from the Kearns family

Happy holidays from the Kearns family! on Vimeo. Edna, Wilmer and Serena Kearns were all involved in the suffrage...

December 14, 2014 |

December 25th birthdays for Edna Kearns and Martha Wright

Enjoy a blast from the past with a holiday story about Edna Kearns. Image is from the Library of Congress. VIDEO...

December 12, 2014 |

Sister suffrage wagon is at the Smithsonian

This is a sister to the “Spirit of 1776″ wagon that inspired this web site. This suffrage wagon (photo...

December 7, 2014 |

Not out of the woods yet with proposed Harriet Tubman national park

VIDEO about the annual ritual of writing down what we want for the holidays.  No news yet from the U.S. Congress...

December 4, 2014 |

Happy 5th birthday, Suffrage Wagon News Channel: VIDEO and more

Happy 5th Birthday, Suffrage Wagon News Channel with a video from Marguerite Kearns on Vimeo. Yes, five years of...

November 30, 2014 |

100 YEARS AGO: Marguerite’s Musings

ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO: A review of the suffrage “hike” or march to Albany, New York in January 1914,...

November 26, 2014 |

Happy Thanksgiving from Suffrage Wagon Cooking School!

Happy Thanksgiving from Suffrage Wagon Cooking School. And we’re looking forward to making Chinese fortune...

November 23, 2014 |

VIDEO, plus news notes from Long Island paper about suffrage street speakers

Video about following the Suffrage Wagon on its ride to freedom. The street speaking of Edna Kearns in Nashville,...

November 20, 2014 |

Who was the Tennessee governor who listened to Edna Kearns’ suffrage speech 100 years ago? Story Episode #2

by Marguerite Kearns I heard the story about the Tennessee governor when I was young. Yes, in back in 1914 the...

November 16, 2014 |

Where was suffragist Edna Kearns 100 years ago? Story Episode #1.

Where was Edna Kearns 100 years ago? In Nashville, Tennessee attending a national convention of the National...

November 15, 2014 |

Last day of the “Night of Terror” first annual observance: Support the proposed suffragist memorial

by Marguerite Kearns The last day of the “Night of Terror” observance on Day #15 of the first annual...

November 14, 2014 |

“Why I support the suffragist memorial” on Day #14 of the first “Night of Terror” observance

by Marguerite Kearns One more day to go on the “Night of Terror” blogging. I wouldn’t have...

November 13, 2014 |

Last podcast of the “Night of Terror” audio series

by Marguerite Kearns Day #13. Here is Podcast #8 of the audio series, the “Night of Terror.”...

November 12, 2014 |

“Night of Terror” observance, Day #12 and Podcast #7

by Marguerite Kearns Day #12. We’re getting close to the end of the “Night of Terror” audio...

November 11, 2014 |

Night of Terror” Day #11 and Podcast #6

by Marguerite Kearns Day #11. Betty Graham of Portland told others about testimony from a government doctor that...

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