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October 16, 2014
Exploring the Case of Mayotte Capecia
The Sentiments & Declarations lecture series continues!

September 27, 2014
It’s Alive! It’s ALIVE!: Women in the Genre of Science Fiction and Horror from Frankenstein to The Hunger Games
come experience this new spine tingling exhibit which celebrates the contributions women have made in science fiction and horror.

September 20, 2014
“Trust, Activism, and Social Media” Kicks off “Sentiments and Declarations” Lecture Series
Women’s Rights National Historical Park and Hobart and William Smith Colleges will co-host the “Sentiments & Declarations” lecture series during Fall of 2014. This lecture series explores different aspects of women’s rights and feminism, both nationally and internationally.

September 11, 2014
Open House and Gallery Talk for “Women in Movement” Exhibit
To celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month, Women’s Rights National Historical Park will host a Gallery Talk by artist Andrea Arroyo for her art exhibition “Women in Movement.”

September 07, 2014
“LADY LONG RIDER” VISITS WOMEN’S RIGHTS NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK
"Lady Long Rider," Bernice Ende visited Women's Rights National Historical Park as part of her 8,000 mile journey commemorating the centennial of Montana’s women’s suffrage.

September 06, 2014
Park Opens Secret Papers of Early Waterloo Booster Richard P. Hunt!
The Hunt Family Papers are now available to the public which include roughly 1,000 separate pieces of personal and business papers dating from 1828 to 1856

August 29, 2014
Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month at Women’s Rights NHP!
Art exhibit by artist Andrea Arroyo on display in the park Visitor Center to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month

August 20, 2014
Women’s Rights National Historical Park to Host Naturalization Ceremony
Twenty candidates from 16 countries will become new citizens during a ceremony at Women’s Rights National Historical Park

July 31, 2014
Tourism to Women’s Rights National Historical Park Creates Over 2 million in Economic Benefit; Report shows visitor spending supports 23 jobs in local economy
Park visitation provides boost to local economy

July 16, 2014
First Annual Convention Paddle!
Participate in the first ever Convention Paddle along the Cayuga-Seneca Canal!

July 15, 2014
Express Yourself During Convention Days Celebration!
Family fun for all ages!

June 29, 2014
Create Wire Quilts and Build Superheroes at Women’s Rights National Historical Park!
Arts and crafts at Women's Rights NHP!

June 18, 2014
Harriet Tubman and Mamie Till to visit Women’s Rights National Historical Park July 4th Weekend!
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 with us!

June 14, 2014
Henry B. Stanton: The Great Man Behind the Great Woman
Come learn about Henry B. Stanton and his relationship with his wife, Elizabeth Cady Stanton!

May 09, 2014
Women’s Rights National Historical Park Memorial Day 2014 Weekend Events
Celebrate Memorial Day 2014 with us!

April 13, 2014
LOCAL NATIONAL PARK TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL PARK WEEK AND JUNIOR RANGER DAY
Celebrate National Park Week at Junior Ranger Day with us!

April 12, 2014
Why Should Feminists Care About Funerals?
Don't miss the finale to the "Sentiments & Declarations" lecture series co-hosted with Hobart and William Smith Colleges!

April 11, 2014
Women’s Rights National Historical Park to Show “Martin Luther King: I Have a Dream” in Winter Film Festival
Join us for the finale of the Keep the Dream Alive Film Festival!

April 10, 2014
LOCAL STUDENT ART WORK ON DISPLAY AT LOCAL NATIONAL PARK SERVICE SITE
Check out the artwork from around the country on display at the park through April 30, 2014!

April 05, 2014
Women’s Rights National Historical Park Administrative History is now Available
Women's Rights National Historical Park's Administrative History is now available

April 05, 2014
Women’s Rights National Historical Park to Show “National Park Animals for Kids” in Winter Film Festival
Join us for some fun learning about the different animals that live in America's National Parks!

March 29, 2014
Women’s Rights National Historical Park to Celebrate National Poetry Month
Come celebrate National Poetry with crafts and share your poetry with a Park Ranger!

March 28, 2014
Women’s Rights National Historical Park to Show “Stonewall Uprising” in Winter Film Festival
The violent protests and street demonstrations at the Stonewall Inn in New York City on June 28, 1969 launched a worldwide rights movement.

March 21, 2014
Women’s Rights National Historical Park to Show “A Class Apart” in Winter Film Festival
Come learn about the fight for civil rights in 1950s Texas

March 15, 2014
Celebrating Women’s History Month at Women’s Rights National Historical Park
Join us for a screening of the documentary "REBEL" and a reception with the filmaker, Maria Agui Carter!

March 15, 2014
Women’s Rights National Historical Park and Hobart and William Smith Colleges to continue “Sentiments and Declarations” Lecture Series
The spring session in the "Sentiments & Declarations" lecture series co-hosted with Hobart and William Smith Colleges continues!

March 15, 2014
Women’s Rights National Historical Park to Show “Fly Girls” in Winter Film Festival
This movie uses archival footage, home movies, and interviews to tell the story of pilots who served as members of the Women’s Airforce Service Pilots during World War II.

March 07, 2014
Women’s Rights National Historical Park to Show “The Triangle Fire” in Winter Film Festival
Learn about the tragedy of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York City on March 25, 1911.

March 02, 2014
Women’s Rights National Historical Park is Talking Up Women’s History on WXXI’s Homework Hotline
Women's Rights National Historical Park to be featured on local television program

February 28, 2014
Women’s Rights National Historical Park to Show “Top Secret Rosies” in Winter Film Festival
This week’s movie chronicles the remarkable journey of four women mathematicians who joined a secret military program during World War II

February 23, 2014
Women’s Rights National Historical Park Celebrates International Women’s Day
Join us for a conversation on how the call for women’s rights spans generations and cultures

February 22, 2014
Women’s Rights National Historical Park to Show “Makers: Women Who Make America” in Winter Film Festival
Come learn about the ways women have shaped the United States in all aspects of society!

February 16, 2014
Auburn: Bastion of Activism
Lecturer Allison Hinman will present her illustrated talk, “Martha Wright and Frances Seward: Enlightened Women of Auburn.”

February 14, 2014
Women’s Rights National Historical Park to Show “Tuskegee Airmen” in Winter Film Festival
This week’s movies tells the story of African American fighter pilots who fought in World War II.

February 07, 2014
Women’s Rights National Historical Park to Show “The Abolitionists” in Winter Film Festival
This movie depicts the anti-slavery work of William Lloyd Garrison and his allies.

February 02, 2014
Women's Rights National Historical Park and Hobart and William Smith Colleges to co-host “Sentiments and Declarations” Lecture Series
Women's Rights NHP and Hobart and William Smith Colleges co-host a lecture series to explore issues of women's rights and feminism nationally and internationally.

January 31, 2014
Women’s Rights National Historical Park to Celebrate African American History Month with a lecture on Frederick Douglass and Suffrage
Join us as Professor Leigh Fought of Le Moyne College presents a lecture on Frederick Douglass and Suffrage

January 31, 2014
Women’s Rights National Historical Park to Show “Booker T. Washington and Frederick Douglass” in Winter Film Festival
These short films reveal the civil rights convictions of two of the movement's early leaders.

January 24, 2014
Women’s Rights National Historical Park to Show "Let Freedom Sing” in Winter Film Festival
Come learn about the songs that became the anthems of the Civil Rights Movement in this week's film

January 24, 2014
Women’s Rights National Historical Park to Celebrate African American History Month on February 8th with a lecture on the Reconstruction Period
Professor Douglas Egerton of Le Moyne College will discuss his new book on Reconstruction.

January 17, 2014
Women’s Rights National Historical Park to Show “America Beyond the Color Line, Part 2” in Winter Film Festival
Part 2 of the documentary where Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. travels the country to ask African Americans about racial opportunities and current obstacles

January 10, 2014
Women’s Rights National Historical Park to Show “America Beyond the Color Line, Part 1” in Winter Film Festival
African-Americans from around the country discuss racial opportunities and current obstacles in this documentary

January 04, 2014
Women’s Rights National Historical Park to Show “In Remembrance of Martin” in Winter Film Festival
This film features original civil rights footage and interviews with those who knew Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.

December 28, 2013
Women’s Rights National Historical Park to Show “Thomas Jefferson” in Winter Film Festival
Learn about the different legacies of Founding Father Thomas Jefferson in this week's film!

December 20, 2013
Women’s Rights National Historical Park to Show “Civil Wrongs and Rights” in Winter Film Festival
This film details the life of civil rights hero, Fred Korematsu. As an American of Japanese ancestry, Korematsu resisted confinement in an internment camp during World War II.

December 13, 2013
Kimberly Szewczyk Named as Chief of Interpretation and Education at Women’s Rights National Historical Park
Please join us in welcoming new Chief of Interpretation and Education Kimberly Szewczyk to the park!

December 13, 2013
Women’s Rights National Historical Park to Show “America’s National Parks” in Winter Film Festival
Come learn about over 80 of America's national parks and monuments!

December 06, 2013
Women’s Rights National Historical Park to Show “The Longoria Affair” in Winter Film Festival
This film reveals the civil rights struggle of Latino Americans in 1940s Texas. Senator Lyndon B. Johnson and activist Dr. Hector Garcia formed a strong alliance as they fought for the respectful burial and memorial service of Private Felix Longoria, who was killed in action during World War II.

November 29, 2013
Women’s Rights National Historical Park to Show “Eleanor Roosevelt” in Winter Film Festival
This film explores the life of first lady Eleanor Roosevelt. Learn through the memories of her closest relatives, friends, and biographers how this fearless leader fought for social justice for all.

November 25, 2013
Elizabeth Cady Stanton House to Close for Winter Season
The Elizabeth Cady Stanton House will close for the winter season on Monday, December 9, 2013

November 22, 2013
Women’s Rights National Historical Park to Show “Freedom Riders” in Winter Film Festival
This film is about the Freedom Riders who strategically used the interstate highway system, Greyhound buses, courage, and conviction to bring national attention to racial inequalities in the south.

November 18, 2013
New Hours of Operation and Upcoming Programs Announced
The park announces new hours of operation and schedule of upcoming programs

November 15, 2013
Women’s Rights National Historical Park to Show “Independence” in Winter Film Festival
This film brings to life Colonial-Era Philadelphia's Independence Hall, where Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and other patriots debated and envisioned a new form of self-government.

November 08, 2013
Women’s Rights National Historical Park to Show “Trail of Tears, Part 3 and 4” in Winter Film Festival
"Trail of Tears, Part 3 and 4" focuses on Native American health and healing methods and reveals the Native American perspective of Indian Boarding Schools

November 05, 2013
Women’s Rights National Historical Park to Host Lecture to Celebrate Native American History Month
Women's Rights NHP is celebrating Native American History Month with a lecture by Dr. Thomas Lappas from Nazareth College

November 01, 2013
Women’s Rights National Historical Park to Show “Trail of Tears, Part 1 and 2” in Winter Film Festival
"Trail of Tears, Part 1 and 2" focuses on the Cherokee legacy, and the Black Indians whose unique culture is a combination of African American and Native American traditions.

 

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...