• 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

Organizers of the First Women's Rights Convention

On July 9, 1848 five women met in Waterloo, New York at the home of Jane and Richard Hunt. That day Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucretia Mott, Martha Wright, and Mary Ann M'Clintock joined Jane Hunt in planning the First Women's Rights Convention.

Did You Know?

Statues in the lobby of the visitor center

Did you know that many women's rights reformers were also abolitionists, and that the writers of the Declaration of Sentiments borrowed phrases and ideas from the antislavery movement? More...