• 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

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park visitor center and Wesleyan Chapel drawing

A drawing of the park visitor center and Wesleyan Chapel

The First Women's Rights Convention was held in the Wesleyan Chapel in Seneca Falls.

Three of the organizers lived nearby. Elizabeth Cady Stanton lived in Seneca Falls; Mary Ann M'Clintock and Jane Hunt lived in Waterloo.

 

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...