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Suffragist City Parade Encouraging Voter Participation!

Description: Suffragist City Parade
Encouraging Voter Participation!

WHAT: The Suffragist City Parade and Block Party, a project of the National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House

WHEN: Saturday, September 15, 2018, 10:30AM-2PM

WHERE: The Parade steps off at 10:30AM at W. Main and Broad Streets. The parade route will take marchers down W. Main St., north on Madison St. and past the Anthony Museum. The Parade ends at Susan B. Anthony Square Park with a Block Party until 2PM.

The theme of the Parade is Organize! Agitate! Educate!,and celebrates Rochester’s connection to the voting rights movement, its history, and relevance today. The Parade will be led by Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass riding in a horse-drawn carriage, with over 30 marching units and bands participating.

After the Parade, Susan B. Anthony Square Park will be the location for music (acts include Connie Demming, Madeleine McQueen, Sarah Long Hendershot and Dan Hoh, the Raging Grannies, and more.) Art Force 5 will create a giant mosaic of Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass, aided by onlookers. Susan B. Anthony, Frederick Douglass, and other role models will be in the Park to share their inspirational stories. Several food trucks will be on hand, too!

Email pr@susanb.orgfor more information or go to susanb.org and look for the Parade links. Registration to march is open until Saturday, September 8.

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Victoria Brzustowicz
Director of Marketing & Communications
National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House
17 Madison Street. Rochester. NY. 14608
585.279.7490
www.susanbanthonyhouse.org
www.facebook.com/susanbanthonyhouse
Date: Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Time: 10:30am-2:00pm EDT
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Priority: 5-Medium
Access: Public
Created by: Ted Wilcox
Updated: Wednesday, September 5, 2018 2:33pm GMT