From Marguerite Kearns:
NEWS ABOUT A VOTES FOR WOMEN TRAIL—
I’m a rep for my state for the National Votes for Women Trail. And I’m here to tell you about the collaboration between the National Collaborative for Women’s History Sites (NCWHS) and the William G. Pomeroy Foundation. The goal is to launch a historic marker program. It’s posted to commemorate the history of women’s voting rights in the US. This is happening now. And it’s downright exciting.
Pomeroy Foundation signage grants are fully funded. They cover the entire cost of a marker, pole and shipping. The local partner on the state level is responsible for the marker installation. If you have an idea for a historic marker to commemorate women’s voting rights in your community, contact your NVWT State Coordinator to begin the nomination process: https://ncwhs.org/votes-for-women-trail/state-coordinators/.
You can also contact the NCWHS directly: https://ncwhs.org/about/contact-us/.
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