Limited edition “Ms. Anthony” Alligator Bag Available for Pre-order

Ms. AnthonyWe would like to introduce you to “Ms. Anthony.” Designed by the Abigail Riggs Collection for the Susan B. Anthony House, Ms. Anthony is a numbered, limited edition purse–a contemporary version of Susan B Anthony’s trademark alligator bag.  Gail Riggs, principal of the Abigail Riggs Collection, designed the purse and generously offered it to the Susan B. Anthony House to use as a fundraiser. The Abigail Riggs Collection is known for its stunning, one-of-a-kind purses and gift items and for its generous philanthropy and support of the community. The Susan B. Anthony House is deeply grateful to Gail and the Abigail Riggs Collection for this opportunity.

The Susan B. Anthony House will launch its Purse with a Purpose—”Ms. Anthony”—with a reception and preview of the bag on Monday, December 13 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Mann’s Jewelers, 2945 Monroe Avenue, Pittsford. In addition to all revenue for the purses, a percentage of other sales in Mann’s on that evening will be donated to the Susan B. Anthony House.

Orders will be taken that evening for the handbag, or you can order now online. Read More

It was ninety years ago

It was ninety years ago that the “Susan B. Anthony Amendment” was added to the U.S. Constitution, granting women the right to vote in this country. Join the Susan B. Anthony House, Hochstein School of Music, and the Susan B. Anthony Neighborhood Association on Saturday, August 21, 2010 for the 19th Amendment Festival!! Festivities begin at 11 am in Susan B. Anthony Square, the park where Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass are spotted having tea!

Read Deborah L. Hughes’ essay on the 19th Amendment, published in the Democrat & Chronicle, Right to Vote Carries Weighty Legacy,

Lunch & Lecture Series

Our popular Lunch & Lecture Series returns for its eighth year with a terrific line-up of speakers and topics. View the entire series of lectures this year and register for one or more of them here!

Leading off the series this year is Peter A. Wisbey, independent curator and history, who will share with us “Seward, Tubman, and Wright: The Community of Conscience in Auburn, NY” on September 27, 2010. You will love Peter’s extensive knowledge of Auburn’s people and history and his gift for bringing it all to life for his audience. Make your reservation now!

Volunteer at the Susan B. Anthony House!

A special invitation from the Susan B. Anthony House!
Join the best team of volunteers anywhere!
Help in one or more of these ways:
* guide tours
* greet visitors
* assist in the museum shop
* facilitate inspiration programs for children, young people, Girl
Scouts, older adults, or people in transition.
Sign up now for training this fall!
Sessions to be held on October 9, 16, 23 from 9 am to 11 am in the Carriage House behind the Visitors Center at 19 Madison Street, Rochester.
Registration is required. Please call 585-235-6124, ext. 16.
Be inspired… inspiring… the Susan B. Anthony House!