Archive

August 2020

The Cheshire Baptists: Revolutionaries

08/30/2020

Susan B. Anthony, although a practicing member of the Society of Friends for a large portion of her life, was also the descendant of eighteenth-century Baptists, men and women steeped in progressive thought and committed to political action.

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The Quaker Influence

08/27/2020

Susan B. Anthony lived in Adams only during the first six years of her life.  Nevertheless, her belief in women’s rights, temperance and abolitionism have origins in the Hoosac Valley.

In the late 1760s, Quakers and Baptists from Rhode Island settled the wilderness of the Hoosac River Valley headwaters.

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Suffrage for Women (1920-2020) Commemorating the 19th Amendment

08/26/2020

Suffrage for Women (1920-2020) Commemorating the 19th Amendment

The 19th Amendment, give women the vote, was ratified on August 26th, 2020.

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