Archives for August 19, 2013

Burning importance of women’s rights?

  Last month I visited the Women’s Rights National Historical Park in Seneca Falls, New York, around the anniversary of the town’s most famous event, the 1848 women’s rights convention. Called by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott and colleagues, the meeting convened in hot July at the Wesleyan Chapel.  This was a seminal gathering, drawing together [Read More…]