Description: Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s memorial lists her many remarkable achievements: “Called Woman’s Rights Convention, First in History, at Seneca Falls”, “demanded votes for women”, “Founder National Woman Suffrage Association”. Elizabeth Cady Stanton Day was first declared in 1941. Join us on her 200th birthday to celebrate this women’s rights leaders’ life in anticipation of the upcoming New York State Suffragette Centennial. A wreath laying ceremony by her gravesite will be followed by a reception and birthday cake.
Everyone is welcome to join us for this free event! Please register in advance to ensure there’s enough birthday cake for you! If you are coming with a group, please let us know the number of people to expect by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 718-408-5625.
The event will begin at 2pm at Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s memorial along Central Avenue, in the middle of the cemetery. It is easily accessible on foot or by car, please plan to arrive 15 minutes in advance to accomodate parking or walking to the site. Security guards at either entrance of Woodlawn will be able to direct you as you arrive.
Directions to either entrance of Woodlawn can be found here. We are just 25 minutes away from Grand Central on Metro North (we recommend the 12:54pm departure from Grand Central) and easily accessible on the 4, 5, and 2 lines.
More info: www.woodlawnconservancy.org