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Women’s right pioneer Elizabeth Cady Stanton celebrated in Seneca Falls

Dressed in an old-fashioned red and white dress, 7-year-old Melissa Levanway sometimes transforms into Harriet Stanton, daughter to the revolutionary women’s rights activist Elizabeth Cady Stanton.

Explaining that she portrays Stanton’s youngest daughter, but second youngest child, Melissa loves history and acting out historical skits with her two older sisters, 10-year-old Eleanor and 12-year-old Tess. The three were part of a celebration of Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s 201st birthday at events around Seneca Falls on Saturday.

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