Visitors should call 315-568-0024 before visiting the park during the winter months. Due to inclement weather, the park may close with short notice.
Days of Operation
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
The Erie Canal and the Network to Freedom
Women's Rights National Historical Park is located within the Erie Canal National Heritage Corridor and is home to two locations, the M'Clintock house and Hunt house, on the Corridor's "Network to Freedom". New York State's canals brought not just goods from the Atlantic Ocean to Central and Western New York, but also people and ideas. This movement of people and ideas spurred the development of reform movements like abolition and women's rights throughout New York State. Click here to learn more about the "Network to Freedom" and the connection between New York State's canal system, abolition, and women's rights.
Did You Know?
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...