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Boston Women's Heritage Trail

WALK IN SUFFRAGISTS’ SHOES!   Boston Women's Heritage Trail

Click here —> Road to the Vote: Boston Women’s Suffrage Trail

MARBLE HOUSE, NEWPORT, RI  Marble House, Newport, RI

      Take a virtual tour of Marble House by clicking here                                  

      Watch a video about Marble House

Marble House was built between 1888 and 1892 for Mr. and Mrs. William K. Vanderbilt.  It was a summer house, or "cottage", as Newporters called them in remembrance of the modest houses of the early 19th century. But Marble House was much more; it was a social and architectural landmark that set the pace for Newport's subsequent transformation from a quiet summer colony of wooden houses to the legendary resort of opulent stone palaces.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       LIBRARY OF CONGRESS EXHIBIT:  SHALL NOT BE DENIED:  WOMEN FIGHT FOR THE VOTE   

 Alice Paul  Women Fight for the Vote

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Spanish Flu Pandemic Nearly Derailed the Woman's Suffrage Movement

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