Contact: Fredie Kay DANVERS, Mass. (May 25, 2022) — Danvers Historical Society and Suffrage100MA are hosting an event to unveil an historic women’s suffrage marker honoring the legacy of educator Anne L. Page on Thursday, May 26 at 5:30pm at the Page House, 11 Danvers Street, Danvers Square. The marker will celebrate Page’s work for […]
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BOSTON (WBZNewsRadio) – A new historical trail is coming to Massachusetts with five markers celebrating landmarks of both women and men who worked to get women the right to vote. It’s all part of the National Votes for Women Trail and is sponsored by the National Collaborative for Women’s History Sites and celebrates those who […]
This issue includes a link to watch our recent virtual event with Professor Martha S. Jones and Charlotte Golar Richie, co-sponsored with GBH Network Forum. And also includes an update with links to the suffrage trail marker project and a job description for a consultant for our online women’s history center.
In celebration of Women’s History Month, Suffrage100MA, a nonprofit commemorating the adoption of the 19th Amendment, is installing five historic women’s suffrage markers across Massachusetts.
A historic women’s suffrage trail marker for Sarah E. Wall is being installed this spring, as part of the National Votes for Women Trail. The sign will be at the intersection of Sycamore Street and Main Street.
Contact: Fredie Kay BOSTON (March 22, 2022) — In celebration of Women’s History Month, Suffrage100MA (a local non-profit commemorating the adoption of the 19th Amendment) is delighted to announce the approval of five historic women’s suffrage markers to be installed across Massachusetts. The project is funded through a grant by the William G. Pomeroy Foundation® […]
Contact: Fredie Kay Northampton, Mass. (February 22, 2022) — Suffrage100MA, Sojourner Truth Memorial Committee and Mayor Gina-Louise Sciarra are delighted to announce that a historic women’s suffrage marker for Sojourner Truth will be unveiled in Northampton in spring 2022, as part of the National Votes for Women Trail. The marker will be located at the […]
Dear Friend, Today, as Suffrage100MA recognizes Holocaust Remembrance Day, we are very concerned about the significant rise in antisemitic attacks in our local communities, across the nation and around the world targeting and terrorizing Jews. This includes the tragic local stabbing of Rabbi Shlomo Noginski last summer in Brighton, MA, as well as the recent January […]
NORTHAMPTON — A new historical marker will grace Sojourner Truth Memorial Park now that the city has accepted a donation from the Pomeroy Foundation, which is installing roadside markers throughout the country to commemorate suffragists and their work. The City Council approved a plan last week to install the marker in the park on Pine […]
Thanks to the help and participation of supporters like you, 2021 has been an incredible year of progress, innovation, reflection, and recommitment by Suffrage100MA. We were pleased to hold virtual events such as our book talk with Ida B Wells’ great-granddaughter Michelle Duster throughout the year, as well as our in-person Women’s Equality Day at […]
Ayanna Polk of Dorchester was among those who gathered at the Boston Public Garden on Aug. 26 to mark Women’s Equality Day, the anniversary of the day in 1920 when the 19th Amendment was added to the US Constitution after decades of activism to enfranchise women.
Three suffragists —Ida B. Wells, Carrie Chapman Catt, and Boston-born Radcliffe College alumna Maud Wood Park— were memorialized at the event. Polk helped to unveil a panel that focused on Wells.