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.

Five Curated Trails Expand

June 12, 2020

Five of the Freethought Trail's Curated Trails—suggested tours for those with particular historic interests—have been expanded, reflecting the Trail's significant growth (now 159 sites).

Freethought Trail Adds 150th Historic Site

May 11, 2020

The Freethought Trail has reached another milestone, designating its 150th historic site page.

Ingersoll Museum to Remain Closed Due to COVID-19

May 7, 2020

For Immediate Release: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Council for Secular Humanism announced this week that the Robert Green Ingersoll Birthplace Museum will not open as scheduled on Memorial Day weekend, and will remain closed until further notice.

New "Events" Category Fully Populated

March 11, 2020

Well ahead of schedule, the Freethought Trail has fully populated its newly-added category, Historical Events.

First New Suffrage Convention Pages to "Go Live" on Freethought Trail

February 20, 2020

The first new pages interpreting annual conventions of the New York Woman Suffrage Association held in west-central New York State between 1890 and 1914 will "go live" in early March on the Freethought Trail.

Freethought Trail Unveils New Category: Events

February 20, 2020

In a significant expansion, the Freethought Trail will open a major new presentation category: Events. Beginning in March, the Trail will interpret historic radical-reform activism in west-central New York State through the categories of Profiles (reformer biographies), Sites (historic places), and now Events.

New on the Freethought Trail: Follow the Steps of Ingersoll!

February 10, 2020

A new Curated Trail added to the Freethought Trail website brings together the fifteen historic sites where Robert Green Ingersoll lectured in west-central New York State.

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