The LA Time’s Catherine Watson recently visited Seneca Falls – taking a historic look at Women’s Rights and the historic significance of the town.
While Seneca Falls – for non-residents – is a quaint, quiet community – Watson’s piece looks at the rich history here. Her piece begins below, and can be read in-full by following the link.
When Melinda Grube was in grade school, a male teacher told her that “women are not in the historical record, because they never did anything important.’’
She vowed then that she “would never allow anybody to say that to me again.” Grube, now armed with a PhD in women’s history, is a historical interpreter at Women’s Rights National Historical Park in Seneca Falls, working to make sure girls now hear a different message.