Women’s History Month: Necessity is the Mother of Invention

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Date: March 18, 2016
Contact: Melinda Day, 304-535-6063

 Saturday and Sunday March 26th and 27th 2016 Harpers Ferry National Historical Park invites the public to attend a Women’s History Month Program, Necessity the Mother of Invention  from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Come see industrial revolution debuted machines, gadgets, and gizmos that helped offer Americans more time, more money and established a burgeoning middle class. Harpers Ferry women took advantage of these inventions and employed them in their everyday lives with family, field and factory. Living history staffed exhibits will feature industrial & scientific advances in, medicines, home entertainment, food preservation, commercial baking, and clothing production.

Last updated: March 18, 2016

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Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
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Harpers Ferry, WV 25425


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