Susan B. Anthony's Birthday Party

susan-b-anthony.jpgIn 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.

WHEN
February 18, 2017 at 1pm - 3pm
WHERE
Lord Mansion Coach House
211 21st Ave SW
Olympia, WA 98501
United States
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