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2014 Schedule of Events

2014 Schedule of Events

Friday, July 18 

History of Convention days display of posters by Seneca County Historian Walter Gable
Gould Hotel, 108 Fall Street

Throughout the Day
 
Sam Dickieson Memorial Art Show
Seneca Falls Library, 47 Cayuga Street
4 pm -7 pm
 
Community Service award
presentation to Peter & Gretchen Koch
Seneca Falls Historical Society,
55 Cayuga Street
5 pm - 6:30 pm
 
Women’s Interfaith Institute Annual Dinner, guest Speaker, Daisy Khan, Executive Director, American Society for Muslim Advancement limited seating, reservations requested
(585-319-9395)
Fee- $45.00, Gould Hotel, 108 Fall Street
6:30 pm - 9 pm
 
“Songs about Women by Women,”
Bob Piorum
Seneca Museum of Waterways and
Industry, 89 Fall Street
7 pm -8:30 pm
 

Saturday, July 19

Downtown Sidewalk Festival, sponsored by the Seneca Falls Business Association
Visit the Seneca Falls Historical Society, Seneca Museum of Waterways and industry, it’s a Wonderful life Museum, National Women’s Hall of Fame, and Women’s rights National Historical Park
Throughout the Day
 
Tour of the Elizabeth Cady Stanton House by Coline Jenkins,
great-great-grand-daughter of Stanton, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton (portrayed by Dr. Melinda Grube)
Stanton House, 32 Washington Street
9 am -10:30 am
 
Phrenology—Have your head read National Park Service
at Women’s Rights National Historical Park,
136 Fall Street
10 am -12 pm
 
19th Century European Bobbin Lacemaking Demonstration by Bonnie Breed National Park Service at Women’s
Rights National Historical Park,
136 Fall Street
10 am -4 pm
 
Annual Commemorative Procession to the First Presbyterian Church, led by Elizabeth Cady Stanton (Dr. Melinda Grube).
Starting point: Stanton House,

32 Washington Street
10 am -11 am
 
Reading of the Declaration of Sentiments by Elizabeth Cady Stanton (portrayed by Dr. Melinda Grube); Reading the Declaration of Equalities for Muslim Women by attorney Nadia Shahram, colleagues and law students
First Presbyterian Church,
23 Cayuga Street
11 am -12 pm
 
Paddling the Adirondacks and Central New York book signing with Women on Water. National Park Service at
Women’s Rights National Historical Park, 136 Fall Street
12 pm -4 pm
 
Annual Commemorative Procession continues, led by Nadia Shahram, to the National Park Service
at Women’s Rights National Historical Park Starting point:
First Presbyterian Church,
23 Cayuga Street
12 pm -12:30 pm
 
Signing the Declaration of Equalities for Muslim Women
National Park Service
at Women’s
Rights National Historical Park, 136 Fall Street
12:30 pm - 1 pm
 
Signing the Declaration of Sentiments as written by Elizabeth Cady Stanton National Park Service
at Women’s Rights National Historical Park,
136 Fall Street
12:30 pm -5 pm
 
Signing the Contemporary Addendum to the Declaration of Sentiments
National Park Service
at Women’s
Rights National Historical Park, 136 Fall Street
12:30 pm -1 pm
 
Annual Convention Days Luncheon, speaker Coline Jenkins, great-great-grand-daughter of Elizabeth Cady Stanton limited seating, reservations requested (315-568-8412)
Fee- $25.00,
Gould Hotel,
108 Fall Street
1 pm -3 pm
 
Phrenology—Have your head read National Park Service at
Women’s Rights National Historical Park,
136 Fall Street
1 pm -4 pm
 
WomanSpeak, a reader’s theatre presentation National Park Service
at Women’s
Rights National Historical Park, 136 Fall Street
3 pm -3:30 pm
 
“History of Convention Days, Especially 1923, in Posters,” by Seneca County Historian Walter Gable Gould Hotel, 108 Fall Street
3:30 pm -4:30 pm
 
“Re-defining the Role of Muslim Women in the 21st Century” - a panel discussion by Raheel Raza, Shanaz Tenjani-Butt, Dr. Hodan S. Isse and Aruna Papp, moderated by Nadia Shahram
Seneca Falls Community Center,
35 Water Street
3:30 pm -5 pm
 
Screening and discussion of “Honor Diaries,” preceded by a special tapestry presentation
Seneca Falls Community Center,
35 Water Street
7 pm -9 pm
 

Sunday, July 20

First Annual Convention Paddle with Women on Water Starting point for this kayaking event: boat launch facility in the west parking lot of the Seneca Falls Community
Center, 35 Water Street
9 am -4 pm
 
Seneca County and the Civil War book signing by author Seneca County Historian Walter Gable, books available for sale.
Gould Hotel, 108 Fall Street
1 pm -2 pm
 
America’s Songs book signing by author, lecturer, songwriter, Michael Lasser, books available for sale
Gould Hotel, 108 Fall Street
3:30 pm -4:30 pm
 
First Annual Convention Paddle Wine and Cheese Tasting with Elizabeth Cady Stanton (portrayed by Dr. Melinda Grube) and Coline Jenkins, great-great- grand-daughter of Elizabeth Cady Stanton.
Gould Hotel, 108 Fall Street
4:30 pm -6:30 pm
 

All events are open to the public and free unless otherwise noted.
For further information, telephone 315-568-8412. 

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Original photograph of statues and Trinity Church courtesy of Linda Solan.