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NEW! Persistence: The Saga of Woman’s Suffrage
March 11, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Maymont Honors Women’s History MonthA Living History Program in Collaboration with the League of Women Voters of the Richmond Metro AreaTravel the decades-long path forged by our grandmothers, their mothers and other countless citizens who struggled to gain universal suffrage for American women in the early 20th century. A living history rally and dynamic presentation reveal the gains and setbacks in achieving the right to vote, the changing roles and opinions of women during the era, and a story of conflict within Maymont’s own family. Who worked tirelessly for passage of the 19th amendment? Who opposed it? All is revealed during this lively program. Maymont is joined by members of the League of Women Voters of the Richmond Metro Area, who inspire women of all viewpoints to become involved and informed voters. Show your Voter Registration ID and receive a program memento! Register online.