March 19 program will detail local suffrage movement

In celebration of Women's History Month, the Plainville Historical Society will present the program "Connecticut Women and the Right to Vote'' Saturday, March 19, 2 p.m., at Plainville Public Library.

Society member Rosemary Morante will discuss the story of suffrage in the state, and in Plainville. Attendees will learn about the role Katherine Hepburn's mother played in the suffrage movement, the persistence of Connecticut women in their push for the vote, the two Plainville women at the 1869 founding of the Connecticut Woman's Suffrage Association, Susan B. Anthony's visit to town, and much more. 

The program will take place at the library’s Chase Auditorium. Elevator access is available. Masks are encouraged but not required.

Registration is required. Email

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