Podcast #5 of “Trouble Brewing in Seneca Falls,” after the convention

Podcast #5 of “Trouble Brewing in Seneca Falls,” after the convention

Podcast #5: After the 1848 Seneca Falls convention, the spark was lit for discontent in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York. Ministers criticized the convention from the pulpit and Elizabeth Cady Stanton and others wrote letters to the editors of newspapers defending their actions; they accepted invitations for speaking publicly, and more. Audio: Librivox. A production of Suffrage Wagon News Channel. This seven-podcast audio series is...

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Video: Take action now by telling Congress to approve the Harriet Tubman national park!

Video: Take action now by telling Congress to approve the Harriet Tubman national park!

The U.S. Senate has passed legislation to bring the nation one step closer to a Harriet Tubman national park. Now the bill is before the U.S. House of Representatives. Will the House pass the bill before the summer recess? Or is the bill doomed because of politics? Treat yourself to a Video about the Harriet Tubman national park proposal. Tubman is best known for the Underground Railroad and antislavery work. She was also involved in the...

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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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