• First Wave Statue Exhibit

    Women's Rights

    National Historical Park New York

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    Beginning on December 30, 2013 the park will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. The park will be open Wednesday-Sunday from 9 am to 5 pm

Notable Women's Rights Leaders

When Susan B. Anthony met Elizabeth Cady Stanton Statue

"When Anthony Met Stanton" is a bronze statue of the May 1851 introduction of Susan B. Anthony to Elizabeth Cady Stanton by Amelia Bloomer.

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There were many men and women who were involved, committed, and influential to the women's rights movement who did not attend the First Women's Rights Convention. This section highlights a few of the notable women's rights leaders in history.

Did You Know?

Wesleyan Chapel, site of the First Women's Rights Convention, as it is preserved today.

Did you know that one of the organizers of the First Women's Rights Convention in America, Martha Coffin Wright, frequently housed fugitive slaves in her kitchen? More...