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Shippen Manor Talk: Jersey Girls in the Women's Suffrage Movement

Sunday, October 11, 2020 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm

In honor of the 100th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote, Shippen Manor presents a talk by Jan Hunold on "Jersey Girls in the Women's Suffrage Movement." From Elizabeth Cady Stanton to Alice Paul, the program covers the women's suffrage movement from its beginnings in the mid-1800s through the passing of the 19th Amendment. Jersey suffragettes were very active in the struggle for voting privileges and their stories are colorful and dramatic.

The presentation will begin promptly at 2pm.  The museum door will open up to 30 minutes before the presentation.

Seating is limited and registration is required for this event.

Please contact Gina at Shippen Manor at 908-453-4381 before Friday, March 27 (4pm) to reserve up to 5 seats per person.

There will not be museum tours during this event. 

Admission is free.

Parking at Shippen:
Lot nearest Belvidere Avenue has handicap accessible parking and access to the boardwalk.
Lot in rear of the Manor has several parking spaces, but is limited.
Additional parking can be found on Washington Avenue by the Church.

 

Shippen Manor

This circa 1765-70 Georgian- style manor was built by William Shippen II. The Shippens were a socially prominent and wealthy Philadelphia family. Guided tours are offered 1st and 2nd Sundays from 1-4pm. Admission is free (donations welcome).