Tag: women

Unveiling Ceremony for Village Hall Historical Marker

Unveiling Ceremony for Village Hall Historical Marker

Please join us on Friday, January 5th, 2018, at 1:00pm at the former Village Hall on Main Street in the Village of Lisle, New York, for a historical marker unveiling ceremony. (Bad weather location will be the Christian Fellowship Church located at 2085 River St […]

Ithaca College Students Save Women’s Suffrage Celebration at the Lisle Free Library

Ithaca College Students Save Women’s Suffrage Celebration at the Lisle Free Library

Ithaca College Students Save Women’s Suffrage Celebration By: Breana Cacciotti, originally published on 11/16/2017    One hundred years ago, women in New York State won the right to vote. Five Ithaca College students recently saved the centennial celebration of that historic event in the town […]

Suffragette Centennial Celebration

Suffragette Centennial Celebration

Did you know that the Village of Lisle was the site of the first vote by a woman in New York State? After women were granted the privilege of the ballot in November 1917 by the New York State Legislator, the “Ladies of Lisle” jumped at the chance to exercise their newly granted right at a option election held on January 5th, 1918, which would determine if alcohol could be sold legally in the Township of Lisle. 

Please join us on Saturday, October 21st from 1-4pm as we celebrate the 100 year anniversary of this historical event!

There will family friendly games and activities all afternoon. Come meet “Elizabeth Cady Stanton”! Learn all about the events surrounding those first women who cast their votes with a presentation by Town Historian, Eleanor Ticknor, followed by a cake and punch reception. 

For more information, contact the Lisle Free Library at (607) 692-3115.  See you there! 

Suffragette Centennial Celebration Planning Committee

Suffragette Centennial Celebration Planning Committee

Did you know that the Village of Lisle was the site of the first vote by a woman in New York State? After women were granted the privilege of the ballot in 1917, Mrs. Florence Chauncey of Lisle cast the first vote during an election […]