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Why Not New York? The Road to the Vote Exhibit

New Yorkers played a pivotal role in the struggle for women’s suffrage and equal rights beginning in 1848 in Seneca Falls through the ratification of the 19th Amendment in 1920. November 2017 marks the Centennial of New York State granting women the right to vote. Celebrate New York State’s triumph.
 
Why Not New York? The Road to the Vote will address the struggle for equal rights in the 19th and 20th century, and the significant role that Chautauqua County citizens played in the movement for women’s suffrage.
 
This exhibit debuted the evening of June 14 and will stay on display until September 30. 
 
The Fenton History Center museum, gift shop and research center are open Monday through Saturday from 10 AM to 4 PM. Admission: Adult $10, Child (age 6 to 12) $4, Children (age 5 and under) Free Admission. Family Admission (children accompanied by parents) $30
 
Individuals, families, students and seniors who plan to visit the Fenton History Center on more than one occasion are encouraged to purchase a Fenton History Center membership. Follow this link to learn how to become a member: https://www.fentonhistorycenter.org/fenton-history-center-membership/
 
A Fenton History Center membership includes: unlimited access to the museum and research center, discounted ticket rates to events held by the Fenton History Center (discounted rates are not available for fundraisers), invitations to exclusive member-only events, a weekly newsletter, and an option to join the Fenton Genealogy Support Group at no cost.


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