• First Wave Statue Exhibit

    Women's Rights

    National Historical Park New York

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  • Park Closings

    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.

  • Days of Operation

    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

Things To Do

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Visitor Center and Exhibits
136 Fall Street, Seneca Falls
315.568.0024
Open daily.

The Visitor Center includes:
Park film, "Dreams of Equality" is shown upon request.
Museum exhibits which detail the Women's Rights Movement through the early 1990s.
A statue exhibit entitled "The First Wave", depicting the planners of the First Women's Rights Convention.
Kid's Zone, restrooms, and Eastern National Bookstore are located here.

Wesleyan Chapel
136 Fall Street, Seneca Falls
Programs are provided Wednesday-Sunday year round by park staff.

The rehabilitated remains of the Wesleyan Chapel are immediately adjacent to the Visitor Center.

This was the site of the First Women's Rights Convention, held in 1848 and considered by many historians to be the formal beginnings of the Women's Rights Movement.


Elizabeth Cady Stanton House
32 Washington Street, Seneca Falls.

Programs are provide Wednesday-Sunday during the Spring, Summer and Fall seasons.

The Elizabeth Cady Stanton House was the home of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, her husband Henry, and their seven children. It has been restored to it's 1848 appearance with some exhibits and furniture, and ranger-led tours are provided.

The Elizabeth Cady Stanton House is not staffed or open except during guided-tour times. Visitors may walk the grounds and view outside exhibits daily from dawn until dusk.

M'Clintock House
14 William Street, Waterloo
Closed Fall, Winter and Spring.
Open Friday Through Monday beginning May 24, 2014.

The M'Clintock House was the home of Thomas and Mary Ann M'Clintock, prominent members of Waterloo's Quaker community who were instrumental in the planning and hosting of the First Women's Rights Convention. The home has been restored to it's 1848 appearance, with some period and reproduction furniture, and has exhibits about their work in Antislavery and Women's Rights.

Did You Know?

Wesleyan Chapel, site of the First Women's Rights Convention, as it appears today.

Did you know the women's rights movement formally began in the Wesleyan Chapel in Seneca Falls, New York? More...