Getting Ready for 2016
The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016. To us, it's not about cakes and candles — it's about being an organization ready to take on the challenges of our second century. Our blueprint to get there — A Call to Action — outlines the innovative work we want to accomplish. Women's Rights National Historical Park is a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we're doing locally and get involved!
The National Park Service’s Call to Action initiative: ARTS AFIRE! asks that we showcase the meaning of parks to new audiences through dance, music, visual arts, writing, and social media. Women’s Rights National Historical Park brought attention to the cultural resources that document and evoke the origins of the nation’s women’s rights movement with three separate month-long ARTS AFIRE! programs. Read more
Did You Know?
Did you know that Amelia Bloomer (for whom the outfit was named) edited the first newspaper for women? More...