About The Wagon: The “Spirit of 1776″

Highlights of the Suffrage Wagon.

A New Feature: How the “Spirit of 1776″ came to be donated to the New York suffrage movement.

When a Brooklyn wagon company donated the wagon to the state woman’s suffrage movement in 1913, the NYTimes ran this article:

August 1, 1913, NY Times

15 responses to “About The Wagon: The “Spirit of 1776″

  1. How grateful we as women should be to the women who endured so much so that
    we have the freedom to vote. This site made me aware of what they suffered.

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  4. Interesting slice of life about this wagon.

  5. Brilliant content. One of my favorites. Lance

  6. Thank you for sharing excellent information. Your web-site is cool. I am impressed by the info.

  7. Mmmmmmmm. How about writing a book on your grandmother?

  8. This wagon represents a time in our history we should be proud of.

  9. Cool web site!!

  10. Best wishes for developing such an informative web site.

  11. It’s hard to read the scan of the NY Times article: does it really refer to Edna as “Mrs. Wilmer Kearns” at the bottom?

  12. Yes. Edna Kearns and Mrs. Wilmer Kearns are the same!!!!!

  13. Hey, when’s the wagon going to go on exhibit? All this talk and not much action. Or isn’t it in your hands?

  14. This wagon is a symbol of something much larger. Keep up the work!

  15. Noteworthy artifact.

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