Follow the exhibition plans for the Spirit of ’76 suffrage campaign wagon used by Edna Buckman Kearns and others in New York City and Long Island during 1913. It is part of the “Passing the Torch” campaign to spread the word of the book published by SUNY Press (State University of New York) in 2021. The work highlights the wagon history. Check with SuffrageWagon.org for news of when the suffrage wagon will be on exhibit next.
The Spirit of 1776 is a suffrage campaign wagon used by Edna Buckman Kearns and other voting rights activists. It has been on exhibit at the New York State Museum in Albany, New York since 2017. This past week the wagon artifact was returned to the museum warehouse for a rest from so much light. It will be exhibited again in the future.
Find out about the reading by Marguerite Kearns on July 28, 2021 at Bookworks, 6 p,m, Mountain Time. Admission is free. Sign up at:
We’ll be announcing our “Passing the Torch” campaign and passing on the flash news about the Spirit of ’76 suffrage campaign wagon taking a much-needed break from exhibition. It needs a rest from so much light from the wagon’s display since 2017.
Pass the torch of equality to the next generation. We’re all in this together by doing what we can and passing the torch to the next generation.