Women Who Transformed the Landscape of America in Enduring Ways

Women Who Transformed the Landscape of America in Enduring Ways

By Meredith Holmes Every two years, the National Women’s Hall of Fame in Seneca Falls, New York, where the first Women’s Rights Convention was held in 1848, recognizes American women of exceptional accomplishment. The Hall has inducted 276 women, both contemporary and historical, since its founding in 1969. Read the full article

Connections: Celebrating new inductees to the National Women’s Hall of Fame

By Evan Dawson & Megan Mack We’re broadcasting from WEOS, Finger Lakes Public Radio in Geneva, and we’re talking to the co-presidents of the National Women’s Hall of Fame in Seneca Falls. Read the Full Article & Listen to the Podcast

Induction Weekend Experience

Induction Weekend Experience

By Pam Sherman When we moved to Rochester 15 years ago, my husband told me about this amazing event that takes place every two years in Seneca Falls. The National Women’s Hall of Fame Induction ceremony is all about lessons in both women’s history and women in leadership. So I decided to go with him

Building benches to benefit the Hall

Building benches to benefit the Hall

By Hammerstone School Did you know that the historic town of Seneca Falls, NY is just up the road from Hammerstone? This is where the first Women’s Rights Convention was held, an effort which ultimately led to the winning of women’s suffrage. While women have gained many more rights since the 1800’s, we still have

CONFLUENCE: 1844 meets 2017

CONFLUENCE: 1844 meets 2017

By Betty M. Bayer on June 26, 2017, Finger Lakes Times Confluence: a word concerned with things — places, people, ideas — flowing together may be the most apt word to describe the National Women’s Hall of Fame’s rehabilitation of the 1844 Seneca Knitting Mill as its future home. Entire histories flow together over the 173 years

Girls CAN do sports: Women’s Hall hosts panel discussion about female athletics

Girls CAN do sports: Women’s Hall hosts panel discussion about female athletics

By David L. Shaw on May 12, 2017, Finger Lakes Times SENECA FALLS — The physical, emotional and personal benefits of women and girls participating in exercise and sports was emphasized by a panel of three women Thursday at the National Women’s Hall of Fame. One of them with that message was Kathrine Switzer, known nationally and internationally

A SmART Event to Benefit the National Women's Hall of Fame

A SmART Event to Benefit the National Women’s Hall of Fame

Please join us for a SmART event to benefit the National Women’s Hall of Fame. Visit the truly unique Artisan Works Gallery and studios, enjoy hors d’oeuvres and drinks, hear Monroe County historian discuss historical perspecitives of notable Rochester-area women, and watch the Mercy High School Dancers. Our guests have the opportunity to view and