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“All about women's place in U.S. history”

Women's Rights National Historical Park
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Women's Rights National Historical Park tells the story of the first Women's Rights Convention held in Seneca Falls, NY on July 19-20,1848.
Reviewed August 7, 2013

We had no idea of how important Seneca Falls was in the suffrage and women's right movements. It's a lovely museum with lots of easy to understand displays of information. This museum is a gem in the National Historic Parks. Attached to it is the church where many of the women's rallies took place. One leaves with the sense that women have been very important to freedom and rights for everyone in the U.S. The town of Seneca Falls is quite lovely and interesting in and of itself.

Thank John M
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Reviewed July 25, 2013

Unfortunately we arrived here too late to spend much time in the museum but were very happy to have been there. It's a nice little river town and its historicval significance is obvious. It has been added to our list of "return to" places. We have relatives in Rochester, NY so that is possible. I highly recommend it for lovers of history and women still struggling to understand their role and place in the broader view. These women were very courageous indeed. We stand in their legacy.

Thank zullsandraf
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Reviewed July 23, 2013

My young granddaughter, Maggie, and I spent the weekend in Seneca Falls, NY during the 165th anniversary celebration of the first Women's Rights Convention of 1848. We spent time viewing the exhibits in the visitor center and especially enjoyed the 30 minute video on the history of the 1848 convention. We also attended a 3-act play at the Wesleyan Chapel re-enacting the Declaration of Sentiments and the 1848 convention with "actors" in period costumes, including men who were not in favor of expanding women's rights. The play ended with the audience voting on the Declaration of Sentiments following remarks by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Frederik Douglas. We were then given the opportunity to sign the document by adding our names and addresses to a special book. Afterward, Maggie exclaimed "Grandma, years from now people will see our names and now we're a part of history!" I would highly recommend timing a visit to the Women's Rights National Park with the annual anniversary celebration in July!

Thank PeaceSalaamShalom
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Reviewed July 19, 2013

I visited this museum a year ago while in the area and wanted my hubbie to see it. We took in the film, dated but good; the chapel tour, and viewed exhibits upstairs. Well done. Sadly, the Stanton house was not open due to construction on the road outside. I had heard it would be open in the p.m. so we walk through the heat after lunch only to find a locked door. A good reminder of where we have come from and all we have yet to accomplish regarding equality.

Thank Hudsonrev
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Reviewed July 9, 2013

We stopped here on our annual national parks trip- this time to the East Coast. We always buy the national parks recreation passport which allows you to get into all of the national parks for a full year for one price. If you are visiting multiple national parks you should look into it because it will save you money, often paying for itself after only two or three stops.

This park is located in a downtown area and if you are towing a camper like we were you will want to park in the parking lot behind buildings across the street. We were there on a Sunday so we didn’t have issues with parking. This park encompasses several places including a church and a couple other buildings- we were on our way to other parks so we only stopped at the visitor center that contains the museum which is very well put together and very interesting. It was chilling in a way for me as a woman to stand there with my infant son and think about how many things and opportunities have changed for women in the last 100 years. I would definitely stop to see this neat place where women are honored.

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