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Thu, Aug 13


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Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Historical Landmarks: A Virtual Road Trip

The EVENT IS NOW CLOSED. Virtual Event! Join us via Zoom featuring a lecture on Elizabeth Cady Stanton by historian Penny Colman.

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Historical Landmarks: A Virtual Road Trip
Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Historical Landmarks: A Virtual Road Trip

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Aug 13, 2020, 7:00 PM EDT

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About the Event

Celebrate 100th Year Anniversary of Women Obtaining the Vote with BCHS and Penny Colman:

For more that thirty years, Penny Colman has traveled in search of historical landmarks to women. In an illustrated virtual road trip, she will focus on landmarks to Elizabeth Cady Stanton, including  plaques, busts, statues, markers, and more from across America.

Penny Colman is the author of award-winning biographies and social histories. Her intriguing topics range from Rosie the Riveter: Women Working on the Home Front in World War II to Corpses, Coffins, and Crypts: A History of Burial. A popular speaker, Penny has appeared on television and radio, including National Public Radio, and on Book TV, C-Span2. My relevant books are: Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: A Friendship That Changed the World and The Vote: Women’s Fierce Fight

She has been honored by the New Jersey State Legislature for her books and public appearances that have “contributed to the advancement of women.” The New Jersey State Federation of Women’s Clubs presented her with the New Jersey Women of Achievement Award.

A graduate of The University of Michigan and The Johns Hopkins University, Penny has taught nonfiction literature and creative writing at various colleges and universities, including Teachers College, Columbia University and Queens College, The City University of New York, where she was a Distinguished Lecturer.

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