The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was adopted on August 26, 1920, granting American women the right to vote throughout the United States. At the Seneca Falls convention in July 1848, Elizabeth Cady Stanton presented the Declaration of Sentiments, which listed the demands and rights sought on behalf of women, the most controversial being women’s right to vote. Throughout the ensuing 72 years, many states voted on women’s suffrage; in 1911, California became the sixth state to grant women the right to vote.
Saturday, August 26 | 4:00 PM
Balboa Park | Lawn Area at Hall of Nations
Don your suffrage hat and long skirt; men wear your time period suit and hat to join the 12th Annual Suffrage Rally & Parade! Listen to reenactments of Suffragists from the First Wave of Feminism including Eleanor Roosevelt.
Free to Public, light refreshments provided.