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Free Day at Molly Brown House
November 11, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Discover what life was like in early Denver and dive into the fascinating life of “Molly” (her real name was Margaret!) Brown. All for $0 thanks to the SCFD and citizen supporters. If you haven’t visited this Denver landmark, you really should!
Good to Know: Visits to the Molly Brown House are by guided tour only. Tours start every 30 minutes and the last tour departs at 3:30.
Current Exhibit on Display: “A Right to Vote”
October 9th, 2014 – January 25, 2015
1914 was also a busy year politically for Margaret Brown. Mrs. Brown was in the midst of a bid to become US Senator for Colorado when the events of Ludlow unfolded and when war was declared in Europe. A Right to Vote explores Margaret Brown’s active engagement with the U.S. suffragist movement centered in Newport, Rhode Island. The “Conference of Great Women” at the home of Alva Vanderbilt Belmont on July 25, 1914 was an important stepping stone towards the 19th Amendment, passed in 1920, prohibiting any United States citizen from being denied the right to vote on the basis of sex. This exhibit is in collaboration with the Colorado Committee for Women’s History and the Friends of the Auraria Library. (Description from Molly Brown House Museum website)
Learn more at the Molly Brown House Museum Website: http://www.mollybrown.org