Tag: “Spirit of 1776”

Suffrage Wagon newsletter is on the stands!

Women’s suffrage newsletter is on the stands! on Vimeo. We’re spreading the news of the dedication ceremony in Huntington, NY on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 of the “Spirit of 1776” suffrage wagon road marker commemorating the 1913 rally and confrontation between those for women voting and those against. Also—the “Spirit of 1776” wagon is only on…


VIDEO: New York State Museum exhibit highlights!

The Votes for Women exhibit at the New York State Museum highlights the “Spirit of 1776” wagon used by Edna Kearns in New York City and Long Island….


Suffrage news notes & preparing for March!

Marguerite Kearns settles down to write memoir of family legends! on Vimeo. Get ready for March and Women’s History Month! HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS: MIREILLE MILLER is reaching out to high school teachers for a program “Women Leading the Way: Suffragists and Suffragettes.” suffragettes2020.com/about/about-mireille-miller “For me, my painting and the entire suffragette movement are part of a…


Women continue persisting when getting the word out!

I met Sue Lean (shown here) at the opening of the “Votes for Women” exhibit at the New York State Museum in Albany, NY last November. We’d been in touch on the phone and by way of email. Sue stands out for her enthusiasm about suffrage centennials as well as the terrific vintage outfits she…


NYS Museum opened 2017 centennial suffrage exhibition!

Permanent Exhibit for “Spirit of 1776” suffrage wagon on Vimeo. The centennial exhibition at the New York State Museum in Albany opened on November 5, 2017 with the “Spirit of 1776” wagon exhibited in the lobby of the museum greeting everyone who walked in the front door. The NYS Cultural Heritage Tourism Network hosted a conference…


About Suffrage Wagon Cafe—all you need to know!

      The “Spirit of 1776” suffrage wagon is in our future! on Vimeo. We’ve been described as a “homey place” for digital visitors to stop by and visit. One commentator called us “The Prairie Home Companion” for the history of the women’s suffrage movement. We’re preparing for the upcoming suffrage centennial observances through…


Suffrage Wagon Cafe Video Program

Chef Ted Cutting pays a visit to Suffrage Wagon Cooking School! on Vimeo. Celebrating 100 years of women voting: Program at Suffrage Wagon Cafe on Vimeo. Women’s Suffrage Campaign Wagon on exhibit into 2018 at the New York State Museum on Vimeo. Follow Suffrage Wagon News Channel on Facebook and Twitter. Quarterly newsletters just by signing up. Suffrage Wagon News…


More about Edna Kearns and the “Spirit of 1776” wagon on exhibit in Albany, NY

        Snapshots from the Life of Edna Kearns on Vimeo. When the New York State Museum opens its women’s suffrage exhibit on November 4, 2017, the “Spirit of 1776” wagon Edna Kearns used for grassroots suffrage organizing will be on exhibit. Edna Kearns is best known for her horse-drawn “Spirit of 1776” campaign…


What’s happening in NYC and Albany—2017 suffrage centennial events!

New York State Museum will exhibit “Spirit of 1776” suffrage wagon in 2017! on Vimeo. The suffrage wagon used by Edna Kearns on Long Island and in New York City will be part of a large Votes for Women exhibition at the NYS Museum in Albany, NY. The show, “VOTES FOR WOMEN: Celebrating New York’s…


“Spirit of 1776” wagon story included in upcoming suffrage centennial book!

                The story of the “Spirit of 1776” wagon is featured in NY Votes for Women: A Suffrage Centennial Anthology, a project of the Writer’s Block Party, an informal group of novice and experienced writers, who discuss the writing process and experiences as well as ask questions and…