Women’s Suffrage Movement

DAY ONE

Begin in Seneca Falls, NY

Visit the Women’s Rights National Historical Park

Visit the Wesleyan Chapel at Declaration Park

Movie Night: One Woman, One Vote

DAY TWO

Begin in Seneca Falls, NY

Visit the Elizabeth Cady Stanton House, McClintock House and Hunt Houses–you must make arrangements in advance to get a tour of each from a park ranger

Movie night: A Woman Called Moses

DAY THREE

Day trip to Auburn NY (estimated time: 1/2 hour)

Visit the Harriet Tubman Home and Fort Hill Cemetery

Back in Seneca Falls, visit the National Women’s Hall of Fame

DAY FOUR

Optional natural wonders interlude

Begin in Seneca Falls and drive to Niagara Falls (estimated time: 2 1/2 hours from Seneca Falls)

Be sure to watch the Maid of the Mist movie! 🙂

DAY FIVE

Begin in Niagara Falls, NY and drive to Rochester NY (estimated time: 2 hours)

In-flight feature film: Not for Ourselves Alone

Visit the Susan B. Anthony House

DAY SIX

Begin in Rochester NY and drive to Howes Cave NY (estimated time: 3 1/2 hours)

Adults need to do some homework on this one: read up on the Iroquois influence on the suffragists in Sally Roesch Wagner’s Sisters in Spirit: Iroquois Influence on Early Feminists

Visit Iroquois Indian Museum, 324 Caverns Rd, Howes Caves NY 12092

http://www.iroquoismuseum.org/

DAY SEVEN

Optional natural wonders interlude: Visit Howe Caverns, 255 Discovery Dr. Howes Caves NY

http://www.howecaverns.com/

DAY EIGHT

Begin in Howes Cave, NY and drive to Brooklyn, NY (estimated time: 3 1/2 hours)

In-flight feature film: Right out of History: The Making of Judy Chicago’s The Dinner Party

VIsit the Brooklyn Museum’s Elizabeth A. Sackler’s Center for Feminist Art to see Judy Chicago’s The Dinner Party

DAY NINE

Begin in NYC and drive to Washington DC (estimated time: 5 hours)

In-flight feature film: Iron-Jawed Angels

In-flight feature film: Biography–Frederick Douglass

DAY TEN

Visit the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site/Cedar Hill–make arrangements in advance for a tour

Visit the National Museum of Women in the Arts

Movie Night: Miss Representation

DAY ELEVEN

Visit the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site

Visit the Sewall-Belmont House and Museum

 

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