Votes for Women
In observance of the 100th anniversary of women winning the right to vote, Osceola History will present Kathryn Chesley portraying Carrie Chapman Catt as she talks about the Women’s Rights Movement, the development of the League of Women Voters and the Equal Rights Amendment. Catt served as president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, and is credited with getting the last state to vote to pass the 19th Amendment.
Date: Thursday, November 5, 2020
Time: Doors open at 6 p.m. and the program begins at 6:30 p.m.
Location: Osceola County Welcome Center & History Museum, 4155 W. Vine Street, Kissimmee.
Seating will be limited for social distancing.
The program will be recorded and posted on the Osceola History YouTube channel at a later date.
For more information: 407-396-8644, ext. 3.
Osceola History hosts “Rightfully Hers” exhibit
“Rightfully Hers” is now on display at the Osceola County Welcome Center & History Museum. This new pop-up exhibit from the National Archives commemorates the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment. Explore the history of the ratification of this historic amendment, women’s voting rights before and after, and its impact today.
The exhibit will be on display through November 30, 2020. The History Museum is open Tuesday-Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is located at 4155 W. Vine Street, Kissimmee.