Natalie Belanger, from the Connecticut Historical Society, will speak to the Suffield Historical Society on Wednesday, November 17 at 7 p.m. at the Suffield Senior Center.
How did the women of Connecticut work for–or against–the right to vote? In this program, letters and pamphlets from the CHS collection are used to understand one of the most hard-fought political battles of American history. You’ll learn about suffragists like Katharine Houghton Hepburn, Mary Townsend Seymour and Isabella Beecher Hooker, as well as some Connecticut women who fought tooth-and-nail AGAINST women getting the vote (what was up with them?).
Should the meeting be changed from in-person to Zoom, there will be notification on the Senior Center door or you can email President Art Sikes at ArtSikes@aol.com in advance of the meeting for information.
We welcome the public to attend any of our meetings.