Champlain Valley Suffrage Centennial 2021 Auto Tour Events

August 14, 2021

10am - 3pm

Location:
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, Vergennes, VT

Visit the Suffrage displays at the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum. The museum is open and free for all to visit. Featured exhibits include: Women’s VOTE Centennial, an outside display celebrating the anniversary of the 19th Amendment and working toward a future of equity, respect and justice for all; Women at the Helm,a display featuring women leaders of the Champlain Valley from the 1700s to today; The Noble Failure: Prohibition in the Champlain Valley, anew outside exhibit exploring the complex relationship between government and individuals and changing attitudes about alcohol consumption over time. The replica canal schooner Lois McClure is dock in the Museum’s North Harbor and open, conditions permitting. 

 

              Contact: Meg Salocks, 802-475-2022 x116, meg@lcmm.org

 

 

12:30 pm to 3 pm Chimney Point Historic Site, VT

 

The Suffrage Auto Tour will travel from the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum to Chimney Point.  Historic personages will be on hand to talk with people about the contributions and challenging lives of some of the early French and Vermont women here and provide some show and tell. Try your hand at turning the crank for home-made ice cream; enjoy a sample while it lasts. 

 

Contact: Elsa Gilbertson, 802-759-2412,Elsa.Gilbertson@vermont.gov 

 

3:00 pm Lake Champlain Bridge, Procession on Lake Champlain Bridge

 

Suffrage Procession across the Bridge

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