Celebrate Founders Day with the League of Women Voters of NYC

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Celebrate Founders Day with the League of Women Voters of NYC

Celebrate Founders Day of the League of Women Voters of NYC by visiting our Founders!

By The League of Women Voters of the City of New York

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Wednesday, June 21 · 12 - 2pm EDT


Woodlawn Cemetery • Crematory • Conservancy 4199 Webster Avenue The Bronx, NY 10470

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  • 2 hours
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Join us June 21 for a Trolley Tour at Woodlawn Cemetery & Conservancy. Celebrate the suffragists and women who fought for the rights we hold today. Bring a friend and enjoy the beauty of this National Historic Landmark.

We’ll gather for light refreshments, after the 90-minute tour, to toast the League of Women Voters turning 104 years old and talk about the vital work in front of us. June 21st is also the day of the summer solstice. Don’t let the sun set on the Equal Rights Amendment!

Date: June 21, 2023

Time: 12:00 Noon – 2 PM

Seating is limited, First come, first reserved.

Fee: $10, Bring a friend for Free

Raindate: July 19, 2023

Make your Birthday Donations Here: Help the League continue its work. Donate $104 and receive a keepsake reproduction of the Declaration of Sentiments that was adopted officially at the Seneca Falls Convention in July 1848. Be amazed at how many of the rights listed then are still being fought for today.

About Woodlawn Cemetery and Conservancy

Woodlawn Cemetery is a National Historic Landmark, certified arboretum, outdoor museum & active, 400-acre cemetery. Our tour will take us to celebrate the lives of many of our women notables who helped to shape our culture. Visit the gravesites of suffragists Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Alva Vanderbilt Belmont, America’s first investigative reporter, America’s first self-made female millionaire, Madam C.J. Walker, the “Queen of Happiness” Florence Mills, the “Queen of Salsa” Celia Cruz, Nellie Bly, Olympic Gold Medalist Gertrude Ederle, founder of Pepperidge Farm, Margaret Rudkin, poet, writer, critic and satirist, Dorothy Parker, and more.

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