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.

New Curated Trail Commemorates Sixteen Key Suffrage Conventions

July 24, 2020

A seventeenth Curated Trail has been added to the Freethought Trail. The Woman Suffrage Convention Trail identifies and interprets all the venues at which sixteen influential woman suffrage conventions were held.

Freethought Trail Grows to 173 Sites, 141 Events

July 22, 2020

The Freethought Trail has completed its addition of Site and Event pages relating to New York State Woman Suffrage Association conventions in west-central New York, one month before the 100th anniversary of woman suffrage in the United States. These additions bring the Trail to a record 173 historic sites; 141 historical events; 35 activists and organizations; and 32 locations between Churchville, New York, on the east and Utica on the west.

Amelia Bloomer Honored on the Freethought Trail

July 15, 2020

Woman's rights and dress reform advocate Amelia Jenks Bloomer has been honored with a new Profile and two new Sites pages on the Freethought Trail.

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