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    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.

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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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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.

October 29, 2013
Women’s Rights National Historical Park to Show “Black, White, and Brown” in Winter Film Festival
The Winter Film Festival continues with the documentary "Black, White, and Brown" about the Supreme Court Case, Brown v. Board of Education

October 22, 2013
Noemi Ghazala Named as Superintendent at Women’s Rights National Historical Park
Noemi Ghazala Named as Superintendent at Women’s Rights National Historical Park

October 22, 2013
Women’s Rights National Historical Park to Show “Voices of Civil Rights” in Winter Film Festival
Winter Film Festival Begins on November 1. This year's festival includes films on the civil rights movement to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

October 21, 2013
Women’s Rights National Historical Extends Artwork Exhibition by Andrea Arroyo
The artwork exhibition “Presencia” by Andrea Arroyo will be displayed at the Visitor Center through November 11, 2013

October 18, 2013
Women’s Rights National Historical Park Reopens to Visitors
Women's Rights National Historical Park re-opens operations to the public on October 17, 2013

September 18, 2013
Women’s Rights National Historical Park and Hobart and William Smith Colleges to co-host a lecture series; Sentiments & Declarations
Women’s Rights National Historical Park and Hobart and William Smith Colleges to co-host a lecture series; Sentiments & Declarations

September 12, 2013
Back to School - in America's National Parks
New webpages highlight lesson plans and strives to help teachers make learning fun and relevant by using National Parks.

August 30, 2013
Women's Rights National Historical Park Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month with Artwork Exhibition by Andrea Arroyo
This exhibition of twenty artworks, entitled “Presencia” (Presence), will be on public view from September 15 through October 15, 2013, in the Women’s Rights NHP Visitor Center.

August 26, 2013
Women’s Rights National Historical Park to Offer Guided Kayak Tours
Join us for guided kayak tours of the Cayuga-Seneca Canal

August 18, 2013
Women’s Rights National Historical Park Celebrates Founders’ Day
Women's Rights National Historical Park celebrates the 97th birthday of the National Park Service on August 25. 2013

August 13, 2013
Women’s Rights National Historical Park to Show “I Have a Dream” Film Footage on the 50th Anniversary
Come view footage of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. give his "I Have a Dream" speech on the 50th Anniversary. August 28 - all day in the visitor center theater.

July 30, 2013
Women’s Rights National Historical Park will Host a Naturalization Ceremony
Join us on August 9, 2013 when twenty of the newest American citizens are naturalized

July 28, 2013
Women’s Rights National Historical Park Highlights Archeological Finds on August 2
August 2 from 10AM-2PM in the park visitor center.

July 28, 2013
Women’s Rights National Historical Park Announces Canal Splash Events for August
Join us August 10 and 11, 2013 for special program featuring the Cayuga-Seneca Canal and the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor.

July 14, 2013
Women's Rights NHP Announces Program for 165th Anniversary Events
Friday, July 19th and Saturday, July 20th. Join us for a full slate of programs and exhibits.

June 29, 2013
Women’s Rights National Historical Park to Co-Sponsor Special Event with Local Toastmasters Group
July 13 from 1:30 - 3:00 PM in the Wesleyan Chapel.

June 17, 2013
Women’s Rights National Historical Park Announces Special Program in Honor of Henry B. Stanton’s Birthday
June 29, 1:00 PM in the Wesleyan Chapel

June 10, 2013
Women’s Rights NHP Announces the Kick Off Event for a Year-Long Series of Programs on the 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act
Join us on June 22 at 11:00 AM in the Wesleyan Chapel.

May 29, 2013
Ami Ghazala Named Acting Superintendent at Women’s Rights National Historical Park
Women's Rights National Historical Park is pleased to announce that Noemi "Ami" Ghazala, a twelve-year veteran of the National Park Service, has been selected as the park's Acting Superintendent. Former Superintendent Tammy Duchesne has transferred to Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park in Hawai’i.

May 19, 2013
Women’s Rights National Historical Park Announces Memorial Day Weekend Events
May 25, 26 and 27 the M'Clintock House will be open and host living history programs as part of the village-wide Celebrate Commemorate events.

May 13, 2013
Women’s Rights National Historical Park Hosts Events to Commemorate the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court Decision
Events on Friday and Saturday, May 17 and 18. Join us!

April 23, 2013
Tammy Duchesne Selected as Superintendent
Tammy Duchesne selected as new superintendent for two parks in Hawai'i.

April 20, 2013
Women’s Rights National Historical Park to Show Episode Six of The National Parks in Winter Film Festival
Friday, April 26 and Saturday, April 27 at Noon. This is the last film fest film for the season. Look for next year's schedule soon.

 

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