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Casting Her Ballot tours THIS WEEKEND! published March 09, 2018

two sides of suffrage

Saturday, March 10: Tours at 11 am, 12 pm, 1 pm and 2 pm

Sunday, March 11: Tours at 10 am, 10:30 am, 11 am, 11:30 am, 12 pm, and 12:30 pm

$5/Adults; $4/Seniors & Students; Free/HCH members

In honor of the centennial of women’s suffrage, this tour will focus on fifth-generation Cherry Hill owner, Emily Rankin, who came of age as the suffrage debate was raging in New York and the nation. How did Emily’s experiences at Cherry Hill, in Albany, and at Smith College shape her views on this critical issue of her time? Follow Emily’s footsteps on a tour of her home, view some of her photographs and belongings, and find out which side Emily was on.  Reservations recommended. Call 518-434-4791.

Part of the “Two Sides of Suffrage” program series brought to you by the Albany Institute, Historic Cherry Hill, the New York State Capitol, and the New York State Museum. For more info visit http://www.nysm.nysed.gov/…/program-se…/womens-history-month