EVENTS

2020 is The WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE CENTENNIAL!


09/27/20

Smithfield Community Center Bicentennial Begins Year-Long Celebration

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

 



10/23/20

National Abolition Hall of Fame and Museum

Welsh Music

Postponed to 10/22/2021

 

 

Smithfield Community Center



10/24/20

National Abolition Hall of Fame  and Museum

Induction Ceremonies

Postponed to 10/23/2021

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

Postponed to 10/24/2021

 



12/31/20

Watch Night

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

 

Stay tuned for 2020 updates 



06/12/21

Peterboro Freedom Festival

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 



09/24/2022

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