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Suffrage tea to kick off 19th Amendment celebrations on campus

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Posted on Wednesday, October 9, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. — Westminster College will host “Celebrating Voting Rights and the 19th Amendment: A Suffrage Tea” at 4:20 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, in Berlin Lounge located in Westminster’s McKelvey Campus Center.

The suffrage tea will feature brief presentations about the 19th Amendment—which gave men and women equal voting a voting rights—as well as a voting rights demonstration and conversations about women’s suffrage. Refreshments will be provided.

The tea will be the first in a series of events on campus meant to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Dr. Angela Lahr, associate professor of history, at 724-946-6246 or