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1948 U.S. postage stamp with famous women featuredSee For Yourself
Visit a national park - like Women's Rights in New York- that honors women in history or use the National Park Service's online travel itineraries series or go to their dedicated page Places Where Women Made History.
Women's History Month
Meet some of the women who made history and shaped our nation
For Teachers
Lesson plans and other resources to enliven classroom discussions of women in history
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Inside Story
Rosie the a Ranger! Betty Soskin shares her memories

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Narcissa Whitman (1808-1847) One of the first two white women to cross the continent overland, Whitman's journey proved that it was possible for women to cross the country on foot, opening the way generations of emigrants who journeyed down the Oregon Trail. Her letters were published and widely read, influencing an entire generation of girls. More people...
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Amelia Earhart's Birthplace, Atchison, Kansas Her 1932 solo flight across the Atlantic was the first by a woman. Visit the house where she was born and raised, now in the National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places. More places...

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The Way We Were: Women and the National Park Service The fight for equal treatment in hiring...and uniforms. More stories...

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Mamie Eisenhower
During her 53-year marriage to Dwight D. Eisenhower Mamie lived in 37 different places, but she only called one home. Now a national park, their Pennsylvania farm is full of their prized possessions. More collections...
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image of restoration of the fan window above the front door of the Sewall-Belmont House Preservation
Ongoing restoration efforts of the Sewall-Belmont House, seen here, are funded in part by a National Park Service Save America's Treasures grant. The work in addition to general maintenance includes care for the collection of artifacts and photographs of the women's suffrage movement, and increasing handicap accessibility. More preservation...
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Kewpie Creator
Rose O'Neill (1874-1944) creator of the much-loved 19th century Kewpie dolls, had a home in Capri, Italy, and a castle in Connecticut, but her Missouri mansion was her "favorite place on earth."
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