FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT:
Wednesday, December 27, 2006 Ellen K. Wheeler
Director of Development & Public Relations
(585) 279-7490, ext. 12
Susan B. Anthony House presents Celestia Bloss, Feminist and Founder of the Clover Street Seminary
Rochester, NY— Brighton Town Historian Mary Jo Lanphear will deliver a lecture entitled Celestia Bloss, Feminist and Founder of the Clover Street Seminary at the monthly luncheon-lecture series at the Susan B. Anthony House on Monday, January 8, 2007. Lanphear will discuss the life of this fascinating woman, one of Brighton’s most colorful natives, who, in addition to founding the seminary, was an accomplished teacher, an author of history textbooks, and an activist in popular cultural movements of her day.
The lecture is presented as part of the According to Anthony luncheon-lecture program. The program begins at noon on January 8 in the Carriage House, behind the Susan B. Anthony House Visitors Center at 19 Madison Street. Tickets are $20 per person and are available by calling 585-279-7490, ext. 10 before January 5th. Lunch is catered by Plunkett’s Fabulous Foods.
The Susan B. Anthony House shares the story of Susan B. Anthony’s lifelong struggle to gain voting rights for women and equal rights for all. We keep her vision and struggle alive by owning and protecting Anthony’s National Historic Landmark home; collecting artifacts and research materials directly related to her life and work; and making these resources available to the public through tours, publications, educational and interpretive programs, and the Internet. The Susan B. Anthony House is supported primarily through the contributions of its members. The Susan B. Anthony House is not affiliated with other organizations bearing her name.