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The Vote: The New Jersey Drama in the National Struggle for Women’s Suffrage
August 17, 2020 – September 9, 2020 on Facebook.com/WallaceDutch

The national struggle for women’s suffrage was a New Jersey drama. American Experience’s two-part documentary “The Vote” explores the movement for women’s suffrage in the United States and details the battle between New Jersey’s Alice Paul and Woodrow Wilson that culminated in the adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment 100 years ago.

Watch along with the State Park Service’s historian at Wallace House & Old Dutch Parsonage State Historic Sites for a New Jersey perspective on this national movement. Follow the commentary on Facebook.com/WallaceDutch and stream “The Vote” free online from NJTV.

“Forward into Light” Illuminatino
August 26, 2020 from 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Light was the essential metaphor of the eighteenth-century Enlightenment and an important symbol in the women’s suffrage movement. Drawing from the suffrage slogan “Forward through the Darkness, Forward into Light” Old Dutch Parsonage State Historic Site joins a national illumination in celebration of the Nineteenth Amendment’s 100th anniversary.

Wear a mask for a suffrage selfie and share online with #ForwardintoLight and @WallaceDutch.

Shakespeare 2020 Project

Shakespeare’s Macbeth: Women in Power & Scots in America
August 8, 2020 at 10:30am on Facebook.com/WallaceDutch

Join our historian online from Wallace House State Historic Site for a reflection on Shakespeare’s Macbeth. From the Weird Sisters in the opening scene to the famous monologues of Lady Macbeth, Shakespeare’s play probes Jacobean concerns over women in power, exploring ideas that remained resonant centuries later in the struggle for women’s suffrage. The “Scottish Play” is Shakespeare’s most direct engagement with Scotland as a setting and subject and we’ll compare English perceptions of Scotland in the Jacobean era with American perceptions of Scottish emigrants including Wallace House’s John Wallace in the American Revolution.

Future Programs:

Shakespeare’s Henry V: The Metaphor of Theater in the American Revolution
October 24, 2020

Shakespeare’s The Tempest: Imagining a New World
December 12, 2020

Celebrating the Department of Environmental Protection’s 50th Birthday

Children’s Storytime: The Hole in the Dike
Click to watch on replay.

The Hole in the Dike is a classic Dutch children’s story. It tells about Peter, a young boy in the Netherlands, who saves his country from a great flood, and it teaches us how important children are to protecting our environment.

National Parks & State Parks: America’s Best Ideas
Click to watch on replay.

Watch along with Ken Burns’ The National Parks: America’s Best Idea and as we discover connections between the national history of conservation and preservation in the United States and your own State Parks, Forests & Historic Sites here in New Jersey.

The National Parks: America’s Best Idea streams free online from NJTV through August 10, 2020.

Shakespeare’s Henry V: The Metaphor of Theater in the American Revolution
October 24, 2020

Shakespeare’s The Tempest: Imagining a New World
December 12, 2020

 

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