Tag: NY

VIDEO: Plan a trip to see the “Spirit of 1776” wagon road marker!

VIDEO about visiting the site of a street marker in Huntington, NY commemorating the “Spirit of 1776” suffrage campaign wagon used by Edna Kearns….


“Spirit of 1776” suffrage wagon turmoil!

VIDEO: What does a story about George Washington’s spies and a suffrage campaign wagon used by Edna Kearns have to do with women’s history? …


Town historian of Huntington (NY) writes about Edna Kearns & her suffrage wagon!

Robert Hughes, historian of the town of Huntington, NY, publishes article about “Spirit of 1776” wagon….


Centennial news from Dr. Helen Pankhurst in the UK!

 Suffrage Wagon News Channel for news & views of the women’s suffrage movement on Vimeo. This video is a reminder of the hard work and determination associated with American women winning the right to vote. NEWS FROM THE FIRST WAVE OF THE WOMEN’S RIGHTS MOVEMENT— The UK is in the midst of its suffrage centennial…


Publicity about “Spirit of 1776” votes for women wagon featured in historic marker in Huntington, NY

An article in “Huntington Now,” an online publication featuring the April 24, 2018 dedication ceremony of the historic marker funded by the Pomeroy Foundation. The marker featured the “Spirit of 1776” suffrage wagon used by Edna Kearns and others, and it is located in the business district of the Huntington, New York community. See link. …


Heritage road marker unveiled in Huntington, NY for suffrage wagon

Unveiling of “Spirit of 1776” heritage road marker in Huntington, NY on Vimeo. The “Spirit of 1776” suffrage road marker is now featured in the downtown business district of Huntington, NY. Follow the suffrage wagon for news, views, and updates.


From Marguerite Kearns: Suffrage Wagon road marker unveiling soon!

by Marguerite Kearns Flash announcement of a date to celebrate the unveiling of a road marker on the main street of Huntington, NY related to the “Spirit of 1776” suffrage campaign wagon. The event: Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at 12:30 p.m. on the main street of Huntington, NY. More details will follow this preliminary announcement….


The “Spirit of 1776” caused an uproar in Huntington, NY in 1913!

The “Spirit of 1776″wagon caused an uproar in July of 1913. THE HOW AND WHY OF WHAT HAPPENED: by Marguerite Kearns Back in elementary school, no teacher of mine ever mentioned that during the war for independence significant numbers of Americans identified themselves with the British. Nothing demonstrates this more clearly than Long Island as…


August 26 news: People’s Town Hall in NYC & Woodstock, NY exhibit of women artists overlooked!

      Equality Celebrations and Women’s Suffrage News Notes on Vimeo. It’s the countdown for August 26th, Women’s Equality Day, The People’s Town Hall, cosponsored by Women on 20s, Women You Should Know, Unite Women New York, and the Department of Records and Information Services/WomensActivism.NYC. A panel of speakers includes Liz Abzug (moderator) – consultant, professor, attorney/lobbyist; Rosemonde Pierre-Louis…


Kearns archive at New York Botanical Garden

What happened to Wilmer and Edna Kearns and the “Spirit of 1776” suffrage wagon after the passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment in 1920? They moved from Rockville Centre, NY with daughter Serena Kearns back to Pennsylvania where their second child, Wilma, was born in November 1920. The New York Botanical Garden (the LuEsther…