|Field Trip: Matilda Joslyn Gage House- OFFSITE|
Event Type: Adult Programs|
Start Time: 6:30 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
Matilda Joslyn Gage was a founding member of the National Woman Suffrage Association and served in various offices of that organization (1869-1889). She helped organize the Virginia and New York state suffrage associations, and was an officer In 1871 Gage was one of the many women nationwide who unsuccessfully tried to test the law by attempting to vote. When Susan B. Anthony successfully voted in the 1872 presidential election and was arrested, Gage came to her aid and supported her during her trial. In 1880 Gage led 102 Fayetteville women to the polls in 1880 when New York State allowed women to vote in school districts where they paid their taxes.
Join us as on a private tour of the Matilda Joslyn Gage House.
The historic Gage Home is located at 210 E. Genesee Street, Fayetteville, NY 13066. It is on the corner of East Genesee Street (NYS Route 5) and Walnut Street. It is a white, two-story, Greek Revival with four white pillars. There is a blue and yellow state historical marker on the corner.
Registration is required for this program due to limited space at the museum.
Presenter: Cindy Hibbert