The Convention at Seneca Falls — The Beginning of the Suffrage Movement The power and the enticement of the right to vote brought over three hundred men and women to the tiny hamlet of Seneca Falls, New York, in the summer of 1848 to attend the first women’s rights convention organized by Lucretia Mott and […]
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Chautauqua-Wawasee has a number of events planned to commemorate August 26, 1920 when Indiana women won the right to vote. Date Time Program Location August 26 6:30-7:30 Melissa […]
On August 26, 1920, Hoosier women won the right to vote after years of demanding that their voices be heard. During the month of August, the Women’s Suffrage Centennial will be celebrated throughout Indiana and the United States. The Town of Syracuse has designated the week of August 23-29 as Women’s Suffrage Centennial Celebration week. […]
On Aug. 26, 1920, with final ratification of the 19 thAmendment to the U. S. Constitution, Hoosier women won the right to vote. At first glance, the meaning behind that statement is simple. But the real story goes much deeper. In Indiana, almost seventy years passed between the first calls for the right of women to vote […]
Chautauqua’s event for July 30 with the Parkview YMCA has been canceled due to Covid-19 concerns. Parkview is offering this class on a regular schedule, as a virtual event, so visit their website for details.
We are sad to announce that the October 23rd concert, featuring The Purdue Varsity Glee Club, has been cancelled. Purdue has decided to cancel all concerts for the rest of 2020. We hope to see them back in 2021, however as of this moment, we do not have any word on a date. Stay tuned […]
On Aug. 26, 1920, Hoosier women won the right to vote. At first glance, the meaning behind that statement is simple. But the real story goes much deeper. In Indiana, almost seventy years passed between the first calls for women’s voting rights and the passage of the 19th Amendment. And, though momentous, 1920 is just […]
It is with great sadness that we announce that the Fort Wayne Philharmonic’s Patriotic Pops concert, has been cancelled for 2020, due to the pandemic. We look forward to this amazing event in the future.
Due to COVID-19, the May 21st Historic Lake Wawasee “Then & Now” cruise aboard the S.S. Lillypad has been rescheduled for July 31. All those who purchased tickets for the May 21 program are being refunded, and will need to purchase tickets for the July 21st cruise. Tickets for the new date may be purchased […]
On Aug. 26, 1920, Hoosier women won the right to vote. Starting this Spring and Summer, the Women’s Suffrage Centennial is being celebrated throughout Indiana and America. August 26 has been designated Women’s Equality Day, and Syracuse has designated the week of August 23-29 as “Women’s Suffrage Centennial Celebration” week. Chautauqua-Wawasee will be putting on […]