In 1871 Susan B. Anthony appeared before the Washington Territorial Legislature advocating for women's suffrage. Her efforts bore fruit in Washington in 1910 and nationally in 1920.
- Join us for a program in the Lord Mansion Coach House with music collector Kevin Lynch speaking on the history of early popular songs inspired by the fight for women's rights, with a display of lavishly illustrated sheet music.
- Then travel to the Bigelow House Museum for a special tour of this elegant pioneer home. Event includes a sing-a-long of early suffrage songs performed on the historic square grand piano in the parlor and refreshments featuring Miss Anthony's favorite cake.
Cost is $5 for the Bigelow House Museum.
Presented by the Women's History Consortium and the Bigelow House Museum/Olympic Historical Society.
211 21st Ave SW
Olympia, WA 98501
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