Seneca County Historian Walter Gable takes a comprehensive look at the factors that contributed to the first Women’s Rights Convention being held in Seneca Falls in 1848. Meet the individuals involved and the local and national reaction to the Declaration of Sentiments which was drafted at the convention.
Join Jim Sinicropi and Jen Stanton live from the Seneca Falls Canal Harbor on Saturday morning from 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM as FL1 Sports presents the inaugural Right to Run 19K and 5K races on FingerLakes1.TV and YouTube.
– Official Event Website: www.RightToRun19K.org
The Right to Run is an event featuring both a 19K and a 5K running race in historic Seneca Falls, NY on the Saturday of Mother’s Day Weekend. Seneca Falls was the site of the first Women’s Rights Convention in 1848 and is known as the Birthplace of Women’s Rights.
The course is picturesque and relatively flat. Both distances run through the New York Chiropractic College, by the Elizabeth Cady Stanton house, and by the Vendor Village – which is located on a major street in town. It will end at the future home of The National Women’s Hall of Fame, the Seneca Knitting Mill. The event is a fundraiser for the renovation and will become The Center for Great Women.
United States Treasurer Rosie Rios oversees a town hall meeting on the new $10 bill design at the site of the first women’s rights convention at the Wesleyan Chapel in Seneca Falls, NY on Monday, August 31, 2015. Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony were favorites but Eleanor Roosevelt and Elizabeth Cady Stanton also had support as Rios took suggestions during the hour long session which you can watch in full below…
Lorraine Withers & Kathy Jans-Duffy join Harold Weber live in-studio to talk about all the events surrounding Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s 199th Birthday in Seneca Falls, NY and why residents of the historic town have been so daring through the decades.