EVENTS

2020 is The  WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE CENTENNIAL!

Deadline for enrollment is June 20th



05/16/20

Cemetery Preservation Workshop

CANCELED

Gerrit Smith Estate

with Kurt Riegel

Info & Registration: info@gerritsmith.org



06/12/20

Living History Day

CANCELED

Peterboro NY  Area middle-schools attend interpretive stations.

 

Advance reservations required.

315-280-8828   info@gerritsmith.org 

Gerrit Smith Estate National Historic Landmark



06/13/20

Peterboro Freedom Festival

*POSTPONED till 6/12/21*

A celebration of our rich history in the cause for equal rights.

Music, food, museums, exhibits and more.

 

On the grounds of the Gerrit Smith Estate National Historic Landmark 



07/04/20

Suffrage Parade in Hamilton, NY

100 Marchers for 100 Years

Presented by Melinda Grube.

 

Advance registration required



07/25/20

Peterboro Hometown Day

 

.



08/01/20

11th Annual Peterboro Emancipation Day

POSTPONED TO 8/7/2021

Cemetery Tour: Died a Free Woman.

Gerrit Smith Estate National Historic Landmark



08/26/20

Women's Equality Day

 Peterboro heritage sites invite bell towers in Madison County to ring nineteen times at 6:19 pm for the Nineteenth Amendment.



09/26/20 noon

Bloomer Tea

Postponed two years to Sat. September 24, 2022 which is the 200th Anniversary of the birth of Elizabeth Smith Miller, the advocate for the healthy bloomer.

What I  (Elizabeth Smith Miller) learned in Peterboro

 Miller’s cousin, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, will be the guest of honor as portrayed by Melinda Grube. 

 

Keynote speaker  Leigh Fought PhD, Lemoyne College Department of History, will speak on her prize-winning book Women in the World of Frederick Douglass

 

Jody Luce will give a presentation on Fashion History

 

To Book: info@gerritsmith.org

 Smithfield Community Center



09/27/20

Smithfield Community Center Bicentennial

Location of the inaugural meeting of the New York State Antislavery Society in 1835.  The building is also on the state Underground Railroad Trail.

 

Smithfield Community Center



10/23/20

National Abolition Hall of Fame

Welsh Music

 

 

Smithfield Community Center



10/24/20

National Abolition Hall of Fame

Induction Ceremonies

1:00 -Symposia

Keynote by Norman K. Dann PhD:

How the Abolition Movement Launched the Women's Movement

 Advance registration suggested. 

 

5:00 -Dinner

Reservations Required 315-280-8828

 

7:00 -Inductions of Robert Everett, Calvin Frank and Stephen Myers



10/25/20

Florence Farming Settlement

TBA

 



12/31/20

Watch Night

 In commemoration of the Emancipation Proclamation issued by President Lincoln January 1, 1863