Release - February 15, 2018
Celebration of Women” Exhibit Featured at Vineland Public Library
Celebration of Women” Exhibit by the Vineland Historical and Antiquarian
Society, is being featured at Vineland Public Library, 1058 E. Landis
Avenue and will be available to view from March 1-31, 2018.
In 2018, the Vineland Historical and Antiquarian Society will be holding
“A Celebration of Women,” honoring the 150th anniversary
of the women’s suffrage protest held in Vineland in 1868. That
protest, which involved 172 Vineland women, was the largest demonstration
of its type ever staged in America and effectively rekindled national
interest in women gaining the right to vote.
The exhibit will include a variety of items related to the event, as
well as material on other significant Vineland women ranging from the
mid-19th century through present day. In addition to photographs and
text panels, the exhibit will include reproduction letters, personal
items and other material that will help visitors better understand women’s
The Vineland Historical and Antiquarian Society, founded in 1868, is
the oldest local historical society in New Jersey, headquartered in
the oldest purpose-built museum in the state. It is listed on the New
Jersey Women’s Heritage Trail because it owns records and other
documentation related to the New Jersey Suffrage Association, which
was founded in Vineland around 1864. Many nationally-known speakers
appeared in Vineland to support women’s suffrage, including Victoria
Woodhull, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucy Stone.
Be sure to stop by the library during the month of March to view this
All areas of the library are accessible to people with disabilities.
To learn more about library displays, services and programs, (856) 794-4244.
Regular library hours are Monday – Thursday (9-8); Friday and
Saturday (9-5); closed Sunday.