When Daisy Seelinger turned 21 in 1904, she was not allowed to vote in the national election – simply because she was a woman. She would be 37 before that right was finally won with the passage 100 years ago of the 19th amendment.
Come to the butler Square, Tuesday evening, August 18th, 6:00 to 7:00 for a Rally of Celebration. There will be music, speeches, St. Matthew’s church ladies selling ice cream, yellow ribbons for all women. And there will be voting – women are invited to come forward to the bandstand and cast their symbolic ballot for the 1920 national and state election.
Join Poplar Heights Living History Farm in celebrating this historic day – the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment giving women the right to vote. In this day and age, truly a right to be cherished. That’s Tuesday, August 18th 6 to 7 pm at the Bandstand on the Butler Square.