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The Town of Huntington is dedicating an historical marker honoring suffragist Ida Bunce Sammis at noon on Wednesday, March 27, at Ida’s former home, 70 Main Street in Huntington. It was at this home that Ida held rallies and meetings promoting women’s right to vote. In addition to being an active suffragist, Ida Bunce Sammis […]
One hundred six years ago today, March 3, 1913, suffragists staged the first national suffrage parade in Washington D.C. It was the brainchild of young suffragists Alice Paul and Lucy Burns, founders of the National Congressional Committee, (an auxiliary of the National American Woman Suffrage Association – NAWSA). Alice and Lucy had worked together in the […]