Coverage of Emma Goldman Greatly Expands

July 14, 2021

The Freethought Trail has greatly expanded its coverage of anarchist firebrand Emma Goldman, who lived in Rochester during her first years in America and often returned to the "Flower City" as a high-profile speaker on anarchism, sex radicalism, and culture.

1912 Utica Suffrage Convention Mysteries Solved!

January 25, 2021

1912's New York State woman suffrage convention in Utica is no longer "the convention about which almost nothing is known."

New Details Emerge about 1912 Utica Suffrage Meeting

January 8, 2021

New research commissioned by the Freethought Trail has shed new light on the site's most obscure state woman's rights convention, the little-documented October 1912 gathering held at Utica, New York.

Anonymous Tip Solves 143 Year Old Mystery

January 5, 2021

An anonymous email from a Rochester historian led to the solution of a 143-year-old mystery: Where had an important 1878 woman's rights convention been held?

New Profile Page for Maud Ingersoll Probasco

December 28, 2020

Maud Ingersoll Probasco (1864–1936) has become the thirty-seventh individual to be honored with a biographical Profile on the Freethought Trail website.

Ingersoll Daughter Linked to Suffrage in New York State

November 30, 2020

Maud Ingersoll Probasco, youngest daughter of nineteenth-century agnostic orator Robert Green Ingersoll, served as treasurer of the New York State Woman Suffrage Association (NYSWSA) in 1913.

National Women's Hall of Fame Location Updated

November 13, 2020

In August 2020 the National Women's Hall of Fame moved to a new location, just across the Cayuga Seneca Canal from downtown Seneca Falls.

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