March 28 @ 2:00 am - 3:00 pm
***CANCELLED***National Women’s Rights Convention of 1850
The Blackstone River Valley has always served as an incubator of revolutionary thought and action. Join Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park and discover the ways activism in the Blackstone Valley shaped the political, social, and cultural landscape of the United States of America.
Presenter: Worcester Women’s History Project
This two day convention (October 23-24, 1850), was the first national convention arguing for women’s rights. How did this conference, held in Worcester, shape the woman’s rights movement?