National Women’s Hall of Fame wins Main Street grant for knitting mill project

Sarah Taddeo, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle Published 9:25 a.m. ET Nov. 23, 2018 | Updated 5:14 p.m. ET Nov. 23, 2018 The National Women’s Hall of Fame in Seneca Falls will soon open a new chapter with its move to the historic Seneca Knitting Mill, and the development project recently beat other U.S. preservation initiatives to win $150,000 for the

Students at Alverno College in WI portray Inductees in fictionalized podcast interviews

Students at Alverno College in WI portray Inductees in fictionalized podcast interviews

Alverno College students, as part of their upper level Women and Leadership course, worked with the Hall to create Inductee podcasts for their midterm exam. Alverno College is a private Catholic Women’s College in Wisconsin, founded in 1887, and is consistently ranked one of the most innovative colleges in the Midwest. Under the guidance of Professor

2018 Partners in Preservation: Main Streets

2018 Partners in Preservation: Main Streets

By National Trust for Historic Preservation on Oct. 29, 2018 In 2018, the National Trust, American Express, and Main Street America headed back to Main Street for our annual Partners in Preservation campaignwith a focus on sites that celebrate the fight for equality. Each of the sites featured in this campaign have played a role in

How a 1968 Miss America protest propelled the women’s movement into national spotlight

By Karina Bland, USA Today Network, on Oct. 16, 2018 On Sept. 7, 1968, a group of women, maybe 200 in all, from across the country, converged on Atlantic City in New Jersey to protest the 42nd Miss America pageant. They marched along the boardwalk outside Convention Hall carrying signs that read, “All Women Are Beautiful,”

1968: While radical feminism boiled, Seneca Falls laid foundation for women's hall of fame

1968: While radical feminism boiled, Seneca Falls laid foundation for women’s hall of fame

By Sarah Taddeo, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, on Oct. 18, 2018 While feminist sentiment was boiling over in other parts of the country during 1968, women’s rights activism in the western New York town of Seneca Falls — the crucible of the women’s rights movement in America — had drifted into relative complacency. Mentions of local women’s rights trailblazers like Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Women in Wine

Women in Wine

Join us on August 31 for this year’s Confluence Dinner, a spirited evening on the Seneca Falls waterfront featuring women producers and artists of the Finger Lakes, including cider makers, chefs, farmers, glassmakers, musicians, and the wine makers featured here. Featured Winemaker: Liz Leidenfrost Liz Leidenfrost is a third-generation winemaker and grape grower working on her

Imagine the Conversation Contest Winner!

Imagine the Conversation Contest Winner!

We asked you to Imagine the Conversation that inspired this statue, when Amelia Bloomer introduced Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. You all certainly delivered, and we received dozens of amazing submissions. A committee went through all the submissions and decided on the winner…here it is! Thank you! “We will show them just what these bloomers