New York’s Capitol Hosts ‘Suffrage Tour’ On Election Day
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state's Capitol will be hosting a "suffrage tour" on Election Day.
The free tour will focus on the history of the suffrage movement in New York. The tour will include the stories about voting rights advocates who marched in the Capitol and the state's first female lawmakers.
The one-hour tour starts at 1 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6.
The first Women's Rights Convention was held in Seneca Falls in in the Finger Lake region in 1848.
Women won the right to vote in New York in 1917, three years before the 19th Amendment was ratified.