Historic Sites

Women's Rights, Historic Preservation Sites

This map, titled "Women's Rights, Historic Sites: A Manhattan Map of Milestones," marks 120 Manhattan sites where significant figures in the history of women lived, worked or have been honored (with statues, plaques, monuments and street signs). As Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer writes, "The Map is an instant history lesson, or rather herstory lesson, for us all.  The map was created by NCWHS Board member Pam Elam, in 2008 when she was Deputy Chief of Staff to the Manhattan Borough President.

Women-centered issue of the National Park Service's CRM magazine

Available on line, Placing Women in the Past is a special issue of the National Park Service's CRM magazine on women's history that included everyone from Massachusetts's cranberry bogs to Alaska's Klondike to Liberia to Yellowstone, from house servants to black teacher Prudence Crandall... a wonderful variety of women and their history in short articles edited in 1997 by a NCWHS Charter Member.

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