• First Wave Statue Exhibit

    Women's Rights

    National Historical Park New York


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?

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Did you know that Elizabeth Cady Stanton was one of the organizers of the 1848 Seneca Falls First Women's Rights Convention? She gave her most famous speech in 1892. Read it now. More...