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June 2020

Women’s Suffrage Centennial in Wilton: Citizens at Last: Hannah Ambler, Grace Schenck, and the Vote [Exhibition]

June 20 - September 12
Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road
Wilton, CT
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2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment guaranteeing and protecting the right to vote for (some) women. The State of Connecticut has launched the CT Women’s Suffrage Commission and is encouraging municipalities and non profits to work together to celebrate this anniversary.  A number of Wilton organizations have planned events and activities to celebrate this important milestone.  On November 2, 1920, Hannah Raymond Ambler proudly wrote “It is my first vote” in her daily journal.…

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