Resolutions Revisited, Part 4: Marriage and Property
Location: LAT/LONG: 42.910780, -76.800130
Women's Rights National Historical Park Visitor Center, 136 Fall Street, Seneca Falls, NY 13148
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Join us for the fourth part of a six-part discussion series exploring the Declaration of Sentiments and the progress made on those grievances through grassroots reform and national legislation from 1848 to 2018. Today's program looks at how marriage and property laws affected woman in the 1840s, and the way women's rights reformers addressed this critical issue.
About Resolutions Revisited
The Declaration of Sentiments written for the 1848 Seneca Falls Convention declares a list of grievances similar to the Declaration of Independence. Women’s Rights National Historical Park and Dr. Melinda Grube will be honoring those grievances through a series of presentations and discussions.
This six-part series will take place on six Saturdays from December to April. Each session will be held in the theater located on the first floor of the Women's Rights National Historical Park Visitor Center. Sessions begin at 2:00 P.M. No pre-registration is required. Participation is encouraged!
- December 1, 2018: Context and History
- January 5, 2019: The Preamble and the Enlightenment
- January 26, 2019: Politics and Voting
- February 23, 2019: Marriage and Property
- March 30, 2019: Education and Work
- April 27, 2019: Religion and Morality
About Dr. Melinda Grube
Melinda Grube, PhD, a descendant of a Seneca Falls abolitionist family, has followed an educational path inspired by women’s rights history. Dr. Grube is an adjunct lecturer of history at Cayuga Community College and has portrayed Elizabeth Cady Stanton for educational programs, lectures, and events in Seneca Falls and throughout New York State for more than a decade.