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165th Anniversary Celebration (2013)

Convention Days 2012

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165th Anniversary Celebration (2013)

View or Print the official 165th Anniversary Program here.

We are busy making plans for the celebration of the 165th Anniversary of the First Women's Rights Convention.

This year the park's events will take place on Friday, July 19th and Saturday, July 20th, 2013.

Several area museums are offering programs too.

For a listing of these events - go to the Village of Seneca Falls webpage for the entire
Convention Days Schedule.

Park events are listed below, so check them out, make your plans, and join us!

Watch for our Facebook updates.

Friday, July 19th, 2013

9:00 am - 5:00 pm Visitor Center - Exhibit: Elizabeth Smith Miller & Dress Reform.

10:00 am -12:00 pm & 1:00 - 4:00 PM Visitor Center Demonstrations of Phrenology with Paul & Mary Kuhn

11:00 am & 2:00 pm Visitor Center Program: Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Amelia & Dexter Bloomer's Phrenology reports

11:00 am & 2:00 pm Wesleyan Chapel Program: 10 Reasons to wear Trousers - A lady's dilemma

Saturday, July 20th, 2013

9:00 am - 5:00 pm Visitor Center Exhibit: Elizabeth Smith Miller & Dress Reform.

9:30 am Elizabeth Cady Stanton walk to the Wesleyan Chapel from the Elizabeth Cady Stanton House, 32 Washington Street, Seneca Falls

10:00 am Wesleyan Chapel Living History Program: Melinda Grube as Elizabeth Cady Stanton reads the Declaration of Sentiments

10:00 am -12:00 pm & 1:00 - 4:00 pm Visitor Center Demonstrations of Phrenology with Paul & Mary Kuhn

10:00 am - 12:00 pm & 1:00- 4:00 pm Visitor Center Lacemaking with Bonnie Breed

11:00 am & 3:00 pm Guntzel Theater Program: Three Eleanors:A Solar Powered Paper Doll Production

11:00 am & 2:00 pm Visitor Center Program: Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Amelia & Dexter Bloomer's Phrenology reports

11:15 am Wesleyan Chapel Womanspeak

12:00 pm Wesleyan Chapel Play: Seneca Falls, 1848

1:00 pm Wesleyan Chapel Hutchinson Family Revival, a 19th century musical program

2:00 pm Wesleyan Chapel Program: 10 Reasons to wear Trousers - A lady's dilemma

2:00 pm Guntzel Theater UN Women - An agency of the UN leads a discussion of current women's issues.

3:00 pm Wesleyan Chapel Play: Seneca Falls, 1848

Did You Know?

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Did you know that Elizabeth Cady Stanton was one of the organizers of the 1848 Seneca Falls First Women's Rights Convention? She gave her most famous speech in 1892. Read it now. More...