Salem Historical Society Museum to feature Suffrage Centennial

Salem Historical Society Museum docents Nina Wisler, left, and Keith Mann remind visitors to wear their face mask when visiting. The museum is open from 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays and by appointment. (Submitted photo)

SALEM- The featured exhibit at the Salem Historical Society Museum for July through October 2020 is a celebration of the Suffrage Centennial and passage of the 19th Amendment. This exhibit covers activities and people associated with the battle to gain the right to vote for women in the United States achieved in 1920, 100 years ago. Artifacts highlight Ohio women who contributed to the cause and historical events held in the Buckeye State, especially Salem. Women’s clothing from 1850 to 1920 is also featured.

The Museum, in air conditioning comfort, is open from 1 to 4 p.m. (last tour begins at 3:30 p.m.) Sundays, or by appointment. Admission is $6 adults and $3 youth ages 5-17. Members and children under 5 are free. The Bookstore and Gift Shop at 239 S. Lundy Ave. will be open during exhibit hours. Patrons must wear masks. Cotton gloves will be provided and must be worn.

For information, call the Museum at 330-337-8514 and leave a message.


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