Long Island and the Woman Suffrage Movement

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Archive for June, 2021

June 22nd, 2021 by burton33

An Unfinished Revolution Released!

We are pleased to announce the release of an exciting new family memoir by author Marguerite Kearns, An Unfinished Revolution: Edna Buckman Kearns And the Struggle for Women’s Rights As granddaughter of noted suffragist Edna Buckman Kearns, (of Rockville Center) Ms. Kearns fills an enormous gap about how voting rights activism on the local, state […]

June 8th, 2021 by burton33

Historic Marker Honoring Suffragist Unveiled!

An historic marker honoring suffragist Edna Buckman Kearns of Rockville Centre was unveiled today on the boardwalk in Long Beach where she had demonstrated for women’s right to vote over one hundred years ago. The installation of the marker represented years of effort by several groups, including the Long Island Woman Suffrage Association. Her granddaughter, […]