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    The Onward March of Suffrage
  • Dates: July 1, 2020 - September 30, 2020
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Location: History Center of Olmsted County
  • Address: 1195 W Circle Drive, Rochester, MN 55902
  • Phone: (507) 292-9447
  • Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Price: $5 adult / $2 child / free to members
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2020 marks one-hundred years since women voted in their first national election. Getting the vote was no tea party. The suffrage movement was a 72-year struggle for women who overcame barriers, setbacks, and a disagreement that almost crippled the movement. On August 26, 1920, their goal came to fruition with the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution. These women made history!

// Visit our exhibit and learn how. Try your hand at a practice ballot or take a selfie with one of the suffrage sisters!