Rennes, France to Honor Susan B. Anthony
Delegation to represent Rochester and the National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House
On International Women’s Day, March 8, 2018, Rochester, NY’s sister city, Rennes, France will dedicate a square to honor Susan B. Anthony. Susan B. Anthony was one of the founders of the International Council of Women, and was most interested in ensuring rights for women around the world.
On Saturday March 3, a delegation of 30 participants associated with the National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House and the International Sister Cities of Rochester will gather at 17 Madison Street, the site of the Anthony Museum in Rochester, NY, to board a bus for Toronto. From there the group will fly to France to participate in the Rennes dedication.
In addition, on March 7, the Anthony Museum executive director & CEO Deborah L. Hughes will give a presentation on Susan B. Anthony and her quest for justice. You can read more about her presentation here.
The Anthony Museum will be sharing posts on Facebook & Twitter throughout the trip using the hashtag #SusanB-Rennes.
2018 also marks the 60th anniversary of the Rennes-Rochester Sister Cities program.