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Countdown to the Year 2020 Celebration

In the Countdown to 2020, Vision 2020 joins with organizations around the country to commemorate events that occurred during the years before the 1920 ratification of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution that granted women the right to vote.

June 9, 2014 --  Maryland’s Commission on the Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Passage of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution hosted an unveiling ceremony for a newly erected historical marker in Overlea. See press release [PDF].

Women's Suffrage markerIn 1913, women who supported the Suffragist Movement stopped in Overlea, Maryland, as part of their march from New York City to Washington D.C., in order to demand their right to vote.

The marker is in front of the Natural History Society of Maryland, 6908 Belair Road, Baltimore, MD 21206.

 

April 11, 2013 -- Vision 2020 announces the National 19th Amendment Centennial Celebration will be in Philadelphia in the year 2020 at the National Constitution Center.

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