Category: 60-Second History Lesson

Potential parties, fundraisers, and special events in women’s history!

ACTION TO TAKE: Sign the petition supporting building of an infrastructure to bring about the designation of August 26th as a federal holiday….


New women’s history magazine. Long Island street corner debates reported in newspapers!

The National Women’s History Alliance will publish the first issue of its new magazine soon. Make sure you get a copy when it’s ready. OTHER NEWS FROM SUFFRAGE WAGON NEWS CHANNEL SUFFRAGIST activists discovered the power of the press when it had activists witnessing and writing the news, much as citizen journalists can be described…


A vintage holiday greeting!! Plus Edna B. Kearns’ birthday on December 25th and the Hermitage Hotel.!

Get ready to celebrate with us Edna Kearns’ birthday on December 25th. Also—book on the Kearns family’s women rights activism in a memoir and family history by Marguerite Kearns due in the spring of 2021….


A dream suffrage celebration for August 2020, plus special events inspired by the national suffrage centennial!

Celebrations across the nation planned to acknowledge the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution, plus digital Quaker gravestone ceremony during October 2020….


Wilmer Kearns hisses police chief and horrifies his wife, Edna Kearns—plus Renesan webinar & Quaker burial ground dedication!

Responses of the men to injustice during 1913. A column by Marguerite Kearns at SuffrageWagon News Channel….


Gift Ideas for the Women’s Rights Buff in Your Life…plus free writing workshop!

Planning for 2020 with new priorities in mind!…


What are You Doing on March 8th? International Women’s Day?

We haven’t forgotten the US suffrage martyr Inez Milholland in plans for International Women’s Day on March 8, 2020….


The Suffrage Bandwagon has to do with us! Point of View by Marguerite Kearns!

An appeal to consider when you stop by the Suffrage Wagon Cafe….


The Legacy of Sojourner Truth…from Marguerite Kearns!

by Marguerite Kearns During the 1970s and 1980s I lived in Ulster County where Sojourner Truth was born and raised in captivity. I found Sojourner Truth to be among the courageous residents of Ulster County even though she had a very mixed experience there. Today the university library at SUNY New Paltz is named after…


Coming up for air with a 2020 perspective!

A point of view, also known as “Marguerite’s Musings,” bring a focus to 2020, the national celebration of US women’s voting rights….