Tag Archives: Women’s Suffrage

The 1873 Trial of Susan B. Anthony .::. Our Finger Lakes History

This episode describes the trial of Susan B. Anthony in 1873 after she was arrested for casting a ballot at a Rochester, NY polling place in the national election of November 1872. The trial took place at the Ontario County Courthouse in Canandaigua and garnered national interest. Seneca County Historian Walter Gable presents a special extended edition of Our Finger Lakes History.

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The Seneca Falls Women’s Rights Convention of 1848 .::. Our Finger Lakes History with Walter Gable

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.