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Women’s Rights NHP to Serve as a Local Polling Place for 2012 Elections

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Date: April 13, 2012
Contact: John Stoudt, 315.568.2991 ext. 3004

Seneca Falls - Women's Rights National Historical Park is proud to announce that it will serve as a polling place in Seneca Falls during 2012.The Women's Rights NHP Visitor Center, located at 136 Fall Street in Seneca Falls, will be utilized as a polling place for the voters Seneca Falls District Two.

"Women's Rights National Historical Park interprets the history of the 1848 First Women's Rights Convention," said Park Superintendent Tammy Duchesne."One of the fundamental rights of citizenship is the right to vote, and this right was stated publicly in the 1848 First Women's Rights Convention.We are proud to open the doors of the Women's Rights NHP Visitor Center to serve as one of the polling places in Seneca Falls. I can think of nothing more appropriate, relevant, or inspiring. "

The Visitor Center will offer extended hours to the public during voting days. On election days the hours of operation of the Women's Rights NHP will correspond with the hours that the polls are open.

Voters and the public are invited to view the park's orientation film and view the museum exhibits in the Visitor Center.Admission is free of charge.

For more information, please call (315) 568-0024.You can also follow the park's social media sites for Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/womensrightsnps) and Twitter (http://twitter.com/#!/WomensRightsNPS) to learn more about our upcoming programs. You can also learn about the park's latest activities by reading its most recent newsletter http://www.nps.gov/wori/parknews/upload/WORI-Newsletter-Vol-1-No-2-Spring-2012.pdf .

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