If only Elizabeth Cady Stanton had known the implications: Podcast #4 of “Trouble Brewing in Seneca Falls”

If only Elizabeth Cady Stanton had known the implications: Podcast #4 of “Trouble Brewing in Seneca Falls”

Podcast #4. If Elizabeth Cady Stanton had known in advance about the public reaction to the 1848 women’s rights convention,  she might not have had the courage to set events in motion. But once over, she notes that conventions like the one in Seneca Falls happened all over New York State. Listen to Stanton herself continue telling the story in the fourth installment of “Trouble Brewing in Seneca Falls.” Today is the last day...

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The plot thickens…Podcast #3: “Trouble Brewing in Seneca Falls”

The plot thickens…Podcast #3: “Trouble Brewing in Seneca Falls”

The plot thickens as the town of Seneca Falls, New York prepares for its big celebration this weekend with Convention Days 2014 where the entire community will be decked out for the festivities. Meanwhile, here’s Podcast #3 when Elizabeth Cady Stanton collaborates with four other women to plan the convention and some of the participants have second thoughts. It appeared, at first, that the 1848 women’s rights convention might be a...

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Podcast#2: “Trouble Brewing in Seneca Falls”

Podcast#2: “Trouble Brewing in Seneca Falls”

Podcast #2 of the “Trouble Brewing in Seneca Falls” audio series highlights the unrest and discontent stirring and how an invitation from Lucretia Mott to share tea one afternoon unleashed a shared frustration among a small group of women that resulted in action. We’re well served by hearing Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s own words. The Finger Lakes region deserves its reputation as an emerging tourist destination for...

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New podcast series: “Trouble Brewing in Seneca Falls,” plus great time to visit Convention Days!

New podcast series: “Trouble Brewing in Seneca Falls,” plus great time to visit Convention Days!

A seven-podcast series called “Trouble Brewing in Seneca Falls” describes the atmosphere in the area leading up to the 1848 women’s rights convention. If you’ve ever have thought about attending Convention Days in the town of Seneca Falls, NY… the July 18-20, 2014 weekend is the right time to do it. Meet Elizabeth Cady Stanton and her descendants; kayak the First Annual Convention Paddle; have your head read by a...

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Two new videos on the trail toward Seneca Falls, New York for Convention Days July 18-20!

Two new videos on the trail toward Seneca Falls, New York for Convention Days July 18-20!

    BELOW: New video featuring the highlights of Seneca Falls, New York –the birthplace of the women’s rights movement in the United States. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=61DCuey7U8U?list=UU9LTzpfNsj1KAKhKHZXNZ9g&w=560&h=315] BELOW: Video highlighting the 1848 Declaration of Sentiments read at the first women’s rights convention held in Seneca Falls, New York. [youtube...

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Happy Fourth of July: Pass on the story of how activists crashed a July 4th celebration!

Happy Fourth of July: Pass on the story of how activists crashed a July 4th celebration!

HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY: The Suffrage Wagon summer newsletter is on the stands. It spells out what happened on the Fourth of July in 1876 when five suffrage activists crashed the national centennial celebration in Philadelphia… a little-known story that’s also an important part of our national history. See link and forward to the people on your social media list as a way to deepen the appreciation of our past and how it links to our...

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