Back by popular demand! Learn about Minnesota’s unique place in the women’s suffrage movement.
On the morning of August 27th, 1920, Minnesotans were the first American women to reach the ballot box using the full powers of the newly ratified 19th Amendment. This moment was the culmination of nearly a century of effort by Women’s Suffrage activists across the United States. During an engaging multi-media presentation, historian and playwright Madeline Hansen will introduce participants to the milestones and leaders of the “Votes for Women” movement and explore Minnesota’s unique place in the landscape of Women’s Suffrage history. As we celebrate a century of voting rights for American women, visitors of all ages are invited to learn about Minnesota’s rich women’s suffrage legacy.