Member Pop-up: Woman Suffrage Movement Exhibit Tour

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Member Pop-up: Woman Suffrage Movement Exhibit Tour

November 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Free

Member Pop-up: Woman Suffrage Movement Exhibit Tour

Monday, November 2, 10 AM, Burritt on the Mountain, Mansion

Burritt Member Only Event

Join us while the museum is closed to the public, Monday, November 2, 10 AM at Burritt on the Mountain for a behind-the-scene look at the mansion’s newest exhibit- The Struggle to Vote: The Nation, Alabama and the South 1848 to 1920.

In commemoration of the 19th Amendment’s Centennial, Sari Oosta with the League of Women Voters of the Tennessee Valley, will share information about the exhibit exploring the national, state and local history of the woman suffrage movement including the major players, controversies, and events. Also, discussed is the history of the racial prejudices within the movement, local history, and the need for continued work for women’s rights required beyond the ratification of the 19th Amendment.

Come and learn about the historical steps in securing the right to vote for women.

Sitting is limited. Please RSVP to gina.hurst@huntsvilleal.gov or 256-533-1365. We will practice social distancing. Please wear your mask.

Not a member? Please join at burrittonthemountain.com/membership and learn about more member benefits.

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Details

Date:
November 2
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

Burritt on the Mountain
3101 Burritt Dr.
Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
Phone:
(256) 536-2882

Organizer

Burritt on the Mountain
Phone:
256-533-1365
Email:
gina.hurst@huntsvilleal.gov