Women's Suffrage in Rockland County

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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New York State was key to the national movement for women’s suffrage. Lecture will give a brief overview of some of the people in Rockland County who were leaders in the Women’s Suffrage movement from 1848 until 1917, when suffrage was legalized in New York. The victory was a critical tipping point on the road to a constitutional amendment which was passed in 1920 with the 19th Amendment.

Clare Bowes Sheridan is the Producer/Writer/Host of “Crossroads of Rockland History,” the award-winning radio show presented by The Historical Society of Rockland County (HSRC).  She also contributes to the HSRC and other local non-profits through her independent historical research and writing.  Her previous roles at the HSRC have been Interim Executive Director, President and Trustee.  Before joining the Historical Society of Rockland County, Clare was Senior Vice President, Business Director at Sotheby’s.  


Event Type(s): Adult Program

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