Tag: Turning Point Suffrage Memorial

Day #5, “Night of Terror” observance, the why of White House picketing

by Marguerite Kearns I’m late getting the blog post Day#5 finished, but it’s still 10:54 p.m. where I am. One of my stalwart friends asked me the other day: “But why did the women picket the White House in 1917? Couldn’t they have expressed their point of view in some other way?” Good question and…


Day #2 of “Night of Terror” observance: Second video to bring you up to date

by Marguerite Kearns It’s November 2nd. Day #2 of the two-week “Night of Terror” observance. This is a heavy-duty excursion into the history of the American suffrage movement. The folks planning for a suffragist memorial outside of Washington, DC in Lorton, Virginia are reaching out for help. So buckle your seat belt if you plan to…


A few of the organizations carrying on the suffrage work of the grandmothers and great-grandmothers!

Are you familiar with Turning Point Suffragist Memorial? The Turning Point Suffragist Memorial Association needs financial help to begin construction of a national memorial to those women who went to jail to win the right to vote. Turning Point Suffragist Memorial must meet a November 30, 2014, deadline for funding initial construction. Let’s help them…