EVENTS

2020 is The WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE CENTENNIAL!


08/26/20

Women's Equality Day

Ring Bells for 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

 



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