The Hall Mourns Congresswoman Louise Slaughter

The Hall Mourns Congresswoman Louise Slaughter

1929-2018 Long-time friend and colleague of National Women’s Hall of Fame, Louise Slaughter will long be remembered and honored for her steady and true leadership. In Louise Slaughter we have a woman whose leadership stood on the ground of history while shaping a more just future. Serving 16 terms in Congress, Inductee of the Hall

400 AND COUNTING: Seneca Falls woman honored for marathon fundraising

400 AND COUNTING: Seneca Falls woman honored for marathon fundraising

By Susan Clark Porter on March 4, 2018, Finger Lakes Times SENECA FALLS — When Cathy Troisi lined up for her first Boston Marathon in 1995, little did she know she’d still be at it more than two decades later at the age of 71. This year’s marathon on April 16 will mark Troisi’s 401st marathon overall

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