Traveling Exhibit Open House

Cass County Government Building 200 Court Park, Logansport, IN, United States

A public Open House will be held from 1- 4 p.m. Sunday, February 16, 2020, in the Bicentennial Room of the Cass County Government Building at 200 Court Park in Logansport.  In addition to the Indiana Historical Society's traveling exhibit, there will be  items from The Ridlen Museum of Political Communications with curator Sue Ridlen … Continue reading "Traveling Exhibit Open House"


History at High Noon: Helen Gougar- Revolutionary for Women’s Right to Vote

Fisher Funeral Chapel/Helen Gougar Home 914 Columbia Street, Lafayette, IN, United States

Although Helen Gougar resided in Lafayette, her remarkable impact as a lawyer, a temperance movement leader, and a strong advocate for women's rights resonated across Indiana. Jonathan Fisher, who owns the Helen Gougar house at 914 Columbia Street, is welcoming us to Helen's house to hear his story about the intriguing life of Helen Gougar.


A Toast to NOW

Indiana Historical Society 450 West Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN, United States

Join us for an evening dedicated to celebrating women and the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment. This impactful event connects current leaders with future leaders and supports an environment for growth and transformation. We are beginning a new era for women to be empowered, enlightened and engaged by coming together and working together. … Continue reading "A Toast to NOW"


Votes for Women: The Road to Suffrage | Exhibit Grand Opening

Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site 1230 North Delaware Street, Indianapolis, IN, United States

Guests will learn about the suffrage movement and the strides that it took to receive the vote. The exhibit will feature information on the Harrison family, prominent suffrage leaders, First Ladies and a collection of women’s suffrage artifacts acquired in 2001 through a generous gift from the Lacy Family and the Lacy Foundation, honoring the … Continue reading "Votes for Women: The Road to Suffrage | Exhibit Grand Opening"

Free – $6

Encouraging Young Women to Run for Office

Karpeles Manuscript Museum 2410 Fairfield Avenue, Fort Wayne, IN, United States

A panel discussion with female candidates in the Fort Wayne Area who will talk about their experiences in running for office as well as an opportunity to view documents pertaining to the passage of the 19th Amendment.


From Amanda to Zerelda: Hoosier Suffragists Who Raised a Ruckus featuring Marsha Miller

Lew Wallace Study Preservation Society 200 Wallace Avenue, Crawfordsville, IN, United States

Explore the chronological history of women’s suffrage in Indiana through historical costume and a suffragist song, or two! Marsha introduces Hoosier women who helped shape the movement, including Amanda Way, Grace Julian Clarke, Mary Garrett Hay, Helen Cougar, Zerelda Wallace and May Wright Sewall with a special focus on Ida Husted Harper and Eugene and … Continue reading "From Amanda to Zerelda: Hoosier Suffragists Who Raised a Ruckus featuring Marsha Miller"


Digging in Their Heels

Peru High School 401 N Broadway, Peru, IN, United States

"A high-energy, eye-opening story of women’s 72-year battle for the right to vote . . . told as if Susan B. Anthony and her spicy pals had i-Pads, Snapchat, Twitter, and Uber. You’ll laugh, learn, and marvel over those who paved the way for women today. Pure enjoyment and inspiration." The Peru High School Gallery … Continue reading "Digging in Their Heels"


Exploring Women’s Suffrage through 50 Historic Objects

Levi and Catherine Coffin State Historic Site 201 U.S. 27 North, Fountain City, IN, United States

Join Jessica Jenkins, director of collections at Minnetrista, as she discusses her new book Exploring Women’s Suffrage through 50 Historic Objects. Exploring the collections of many museums throughout the United States, Jenkins has selected 50 objects which best tell the story of how women won the right to vote.


Indiana Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission Meeting


The next meeting of the Indiana Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission will take place virtually via WebEx. Please join the commission meeting on July 28th from 11am – 12pm. To join the call, please contact I. Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch Calls Meeting to Order II. Introduction of Commission Members III. Legacy Project Update: Commemorative Art … Continue reading "Indiana Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission Meeting"