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Wheels: Women & Independence Exhibit Opening

A groundbreaking new exhibit in the Saratoga Automobile Museum’s Orientation Theater showcases the experiences of seven pioneer female automobile enthusiasts, with New York State as the starting point for their adventures.

At times, each of the featured women played a pivotal role in societal change, with their paths sometimes crossing along the way. Each woman has her own unique story to tell with a passion for motoring at the center.

Coinciding with the national centennial celebrations for Women’s Suffrage, The Wheels: Women and Independence Exhibit explores the role of the automobile in the suffrage movement. August 18, 2020 will mark the 100th anniversary of the official certification of the ratification of the 19th Amendment by the United States Secretary of State.

A grand-opening for this new exhibit will be held on Tuesday, July 16 at 5:30 p.m. in the Museum’s Orientation Theater. The opening will feature insight and background on the exhibit by Anne Rockwood, guest curator for the exhibit, Chris Leonard, the Schenectady City Historian, and by Museum officials. This event is open to the public, with regular Museum admission.

Earlier Event: July 16
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