Freethought Trail Begins Observance of Suffrage Centennial

September 4, 2019

The Freethought Trail has begun its observance of the centenary of woman suffrage by expanding its core coverage of the suffrage movement. The following existing informational pages have been significantly expanded:

Freethought Trail Spotlights Susan B. Anthony's Trial for Voting

September 4, 2019

The Freethought Trail continues its ongoing observance of the centenary of woman suffrage by adding pages to interpret the trial of Susan B. Anthony for voting illegally in the U. S. Presidential election of 1872. New pages profile Canandaigua, New York, where the trial was held; and the Ontario County Courthouse located there, where the important trial actually took place.

190-Year-Old Lecture Identified!

March 24, 2019

Persistent research has made possible the addition of a new site to the Freethought Trail: the site where sex radical Frances "Fanny" Wright probably gave a consequential lecture in Auburn, New York, in 1829.

Five New Sites (and New Information) Added to Trail

March 11, 2019

The Freethought Trail has added five new sites (bringing the total number of sites to a record 123) and enriched its coverage of nineteenth-century antislavery political action.

The Trail Grows Again

July 18, 2018

Three new sites and two new biographies of reformers have been added to the Freethought Trail. In all, the Trail now includes a record 118 historic sites.

Penn Yan Chronicle Express Notes Museum's Silver Anniversary

July 9, 2018

The weekly newspaper the Penn Yan Chronicle Express posted a story on June 30 making note of the Robert Green Ingersoll Birthplace Museum's 25th anniversary season.

Gage Opera Comes to Cazenovia July 20

July 6, 2018

Pushed Aside: Reclaiming Gage, a commissioned opera about Fayetteville suffragist and freethinker Matilda Joslyn Gage, will receive its second performance one night only at the Catherine Cummings Theatre, 22 Lincklaen St, Cazenovia NY, on Friday, July 20, at 7:30 pm.

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