Join the League of Women Voters of Thurston County and the Olympia Historical Society and Bigelow House Museum at a special event on February 15, 2020. This celebration event will be held at the Bigelow House Museum, 918 Glass Avenue NE, Olympia, from 1 to 3 pm. Both the 200th anniversary of suffragist Susan B. Anthony's birth and the 100th anniversary of the League of Women Voters will be marked.
The program begins at 1:30 pm and visitors will enjoy displays, music and refreshments. Historic costumes encouraged! Admission is by donation.
Susan B. Anthony visited the Bigelow House in 1871, and the League was formed on February 14, 1920. Most women in Washington achieved the vote in 1920. And 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the federal 19th Amendment, empowering most women to vote nationally. For more information see www.olympiahistory.org
February 15, 2020 at 1:00pm - 3pm