Women’s Equality Day! Bus Tour
Date(s) - Aug 26
11:00 am - 1:45 pm
Women’s Equality Day!
Turning Point Suffragist Memorial Association
Sunday, August 26, 2018
Guided bus tour: 11 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.
Bus tour begins and ends at
Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument
144 Constitution Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002
Let’s celebrate the 98th anniversary of certification of the 19th Amendment when American women won the right to vote!
NOTE: Bus tour limited to 52 guests
- Self-guided tour of the Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument, which is headquarters of the National Woman’s Party – special events staged throughout the day (open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
- Narrated bus tour of the 1913 Suffrage Parade from Belmont-Paul to Lafayette Square
- Narrated walking tour of Congressional Cemetery, where many suffragists are interred
- Book signing by Rebecca Boggs Roberts: Suffragists in Washington, DC and Historic Congressional Cemetery
- Box lunch from Panera Bread included
- Cost: $80.00, Rebecca Roberts’ books not included in ticket price
Nationally renowned historian and author Rebecca Boggs Roberts will narrate our tours of the 1913 Suffrage Parade Route and Congressional Cemetery.
Meet at the Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument; board the bus at 10:45 a.m. for 11 a.m. departure. We will enjoy lunch between the Suffrage Parade and Congressional Cemetery tours. Bus will return to Belmont-Paul at approximately 1:45 p.m. NOTE: lavatories available at Belmont-Paul, on the bus and Congressional Cemetery.
You will have the ability to select your sandwich option at checkout.
About the Memorial
Turning Point is raising funds to build a national memorial to honor the millions of suffragists who fought more than seven decades to win the vote for women – a campaign of which most Americans know little or nothing including incidents of arrests, jail, death and torture! The memorial will ensure that the unknown suffrage story is elevated to its proper place in history and will educate present and future generations on the need for eternal vigilance for equal rights. The suffragists engineered the greatest expansion of democracy in a single day that the world had ever seen with the stroke of a pen – help us to expose the “best kept secret in American history.” Join us August 26, 2020 for the dedication of this national memorial!