Shoreham Receives Suffrage Movement Recognition!

Congratulations to the American Association of University Women, the Islip area branch, for their success at establishing the beginning of the Suffrage Trail on Long Island, documenting places where suffragists lived and worked.  On Saturday, April 1, 2017, AAUW Vice-President  Nancy Mion welcomed AAUW members, local dignitaries and Coline Jenkins, great-great- granddaughter of suffrage leader Elizabeth Cady Stanton to the festivities at the Shoreham Village Hall to celebrate.

“We wanted to start a trail in the most auspicious place we could and, we decided there’s no better place than Shoreham,” said Nancy Mion. “We’re so fortunate that on Long Island, in Shoreham, we are a hotbed of people involved in the movement,” she said. “If we’re going to start, we might as well start at the top … and after years of dreaming and hoping, it’s real. We’re going to educate individuals and continue the history of women. We’re very proud.”

And the Long Island Woman Suffrage Association is equally proud of them- Congratulations! For the entire story click on the link below:

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  1. John Tepper Marlin April 7, 2017 at 4:41 pm | | Reply

    Congratulations. Well deserved.

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