Women's Rights National Historical Park

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Women's Rights National Historical Park
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The remains of the Wesleyan Chapel
Map showing the location of Women's Rights National Historical Park
Map showing the location of Women's Rights National Historical Park
Map showing the location of Women's Rights National Historical Park
Map showing the location of Women's Rights National Historical Park
LocationSeneca County, New York, USA
Nearest citySeneca Falls, NY
Coordinates42°54′39″N 76°48′05″W / 42.91083°N 76.80139°W / 42.91083; -76.80139Coordinates: 42°54′39″N 76°48′05″W / 42.91083°N 76.80139°W / 42.91083; -76.80139
EstablishedDecember 28, 1980
Visitors25,426 (in 2011)[1]
Governing bodyNational Park Service
WebsiteWomen's Rights National Historical Park

Women's Rights National Historical Park was established in 1980, and covers a total of 6.83 acres (27,600 m2) of land in Seneca Falls and nearby Waterloo, New York, United States.

The park consists of four major historical properties including the Wesleyan Methodist Church, which was the site of the Seneca Falls Convention, the first women's rights convention. The Elizabeth Cady Stanton House, and the homes of other early women's rights activists (the M'Clintock House and the Richard Hunt House) are also on display. The park includes a visitor center and an education and cultural center housing the Suffrage Press Printshop.

Votes For Women History Trail[edit]

The Votes For Women History Trail, created as part of the federal Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009, is administered by the Department of the Interior through the Women's Rights National Historical Park. The Trail is an automobile route that links sites throughout upstate New York important to the establishment of women's suffrage.

Sites on the trail include:

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "NPS Annual Recreation Visits Report". National Park Service. Retrieved 2012-10-06.

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