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TPSMA welcomes members of the new Honorary Board of Directors

The Turning Point Suffragist Memorial Association welcomed members of the new Honorary Board of Directors during a dinner celebration on May 21, 2015 in Occoquan, Virginia, near the site of the planned memorial. The members of the Honorary Board will help TPSMA raise awareness about the memorial and support its
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Nominate Trailblazing Women for TPSMA Silent Sentinel Award

Call for Nominations! The Turning Point Suffragist Memorial Association requests nominations for the 2015 Silent Sentinel Award, honoring someone who has been instrumental in advocating for women’s rights in the United States. The award highlights and honors outstanding individuals who share common traits
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Nominate Trailblazing Women for TPSMA Silent Sentinel Award

Call for Nominations The Turning Point Suffragist Memorial Association requests nominations for the 2015 Silent Sentinel Award, honoring someone who has been instrumental in advocating for women’s rights in the United States. The award highlights and honors outstanding individuals who share common traits with
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A haunted ghost tour raises money for Suffragist Memorial

On the evening of Saturday, March 28, in historic Occoquan, Va., a group of TPSMA volunteers and Board members braved the freezing temperatures to join in a ghost walk led by Kay Pietrewicz, owner of Haunted Occoquan Tours. Kay generously donated 25% of ticket sales to benefit the Turning Point Suffragist
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Wash. WTOP news article features TPSM, Honorary Board member Edith Mayo

Check this out:  A recent article on wtop, New Memorial to Suffragettes Along the Occoquan, by Max Smith (@amaxsmith), featuring TPSM Honorary Board member Edith Mayo. WASHINGTON — March is Women’s History Month, and while some question the need for the annual event, others in the Washington area have first-hand
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