Elizabethtown, NY - New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand visited the Adirondack History Center Museum in Elizabethtown last Thursday, July 6, to tour the new exhibit, “Adirondack Suffragists: 100 Years of Votes for Women.”
The multi media displays celebrate 100 years since the ratification of the 19th amendment that gave women the right to vote. The museum is focusing on Adirondack suffragists including the iconic suffragist, labor lawyer and public speaker Inez Milholland, who summered down the street from the museum.
This displays, which were curated by Elizabethtown residents and museum board members Margaret Bartley and Gerald Zahavi, illustrates women’s efforts to gain the vote, and racial and anti-suffragette perspectives.
The exhibit will be at the Adirondack History Museum in Elizabethtown, NY until October 9th.
State Senator Betty Little, Senator Gillibrand, and Museum Director Aurora McCaffrey