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Women’s History Celebration

When:
August 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
2019-08-10T10:00:00-05:00
2019-08-10T16:30:00-05:00
Where:
Heritage Hill State Park
2640 S Webster Ave
Allouez, WI 54301
USA
Women's History Celebration @ Heritage Hill State Park | Allouez | Wisconsin | United States

On Saturday, August 10th from 10am – 4:30pm Heritage Hill State Park presents their Women’s History Celebration event. Join Heritage Hill as they celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Wisconsin ratifying the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote. This event is a mixture of historic organizations discussing Wisconsin women throughout history who made a difference in their communities, as well as modern organizations of which girls and women may become a part. Come and help us achieve our goal of inspiring girls to make a difference in their communities by learning about women who have made a difference in the past.

Heritage Hill’s Women’s History Celebration event takes place on Saturday, August 10th with various speakers and events taking place within the park. Normal park admission rates apply to this event. Members: FREE, Adults: $10.00, Seniors (62+)/Veterans*: $8.00, Children (3 -15)*: $8.00, Students (w/ valid ID)*: $8.00, Children 2 and under Free. For more information visit www.heritagehillgb.org.

10 a.m. – Doors Open – Join us as we celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Wisconsin ratifying the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote. This event is a mixture of historic organizations discussing Wisconsin women throughout history who made a difference in their communities, as well as modern organizations of which girls and women may become a part. Come and help us achieve our goal of inspiring girls to make a difference in their communities by learning about women who have made a difference in the past.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m: – Activities & Games – includes a match game featuring Wisconsin women trailblazers, guessing when a historic photo was taken, and Roll-a-Question, where you’ll roll dice to unlock questions to learn more about your family history. Activities hosted by Appleton Public Library. Upper Level Education Center (#1)

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Plant a Flower – Come learn how you can bloom into sisters, learn how to become leaders that soar, and make lifelong friends! This activity is hosted by Job’s Daughters of Wisconsin, a Masonic youth organization for young women that teaches the values of public speaking, charity, respect and teamwork. Outside of Lower Level of Education Center (#1)

10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. – The Chloe Ellefson Mysteries – Kathleen Ernst, author of the Chloe Ellefson Historic Sites Mysteries, will greet readers and explain the major role that the Belgian Farm played in her latest book, The Lacemaker’s Secret. – Farm (#5)

10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. – School lessons – Schoolhouse (#9)

10:30 – 11:30 a.m. – Learn about Deborah Martin’s involvement in the community as the first female librarian at the Kellogg Public LIbrary, presented by the Brown County Historical Society, officially founded in 1899 by a dedicated group of local historians. Throughout history, BCHS members have been active in preserving historic buildings, conducting research, providing information to the public and stimulating interest in the complex multi-cultural heritage of the area. – Cotton House Lawn (#2) Deborah used two buildings at Heritage Hill as Library branches – Franklin Hose Company (#13) and Tank Cottage Annex (#21) Brown County Library will have display panels available telling the story. will be on display in theon how the Hose Company was used as

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. – 445 Bistro Food Truck providing burgers, fries, pizza, chicken nuggets, etc. – outside Hose Company (#13)

11 a.m. to Noon – Discussion of women’s journeys as influencers – “Hear stories from women who are transforming the landscape of our communities” – Lower Level Education Center (#1)
• Kathi Seifert, Moderator

• Bridget Krage O’Connor – Panelist
• Hope Schaefer – Panelist
• Amanda Haberlein – Panelist
• Dr. Elizabeth O’Connor – Panelist

12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. The Chloe Ellefson Historic Sites Mysteries – Kathleen Ernst will take readers behind the scenes to reveal the experiences and places that inspired the ten books in her Chloe Ellefson series. The program will include a special focus on The Lacemaker’s Secret, which features Heritage Hill’s Belgian Farm. – Lower Level Education Center (#1)

1:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. – The Chloe Ellefson Mysteries – Kathleen Ernst, author of the Chloe Ellefson Historic Sites Mysteries, will greet readers and explain the major role that the Belgian Farm played in her latest book, The Lacemaker’s Secret. Farm (#5)

2 p.m. – 3 p.m. – Discussion of women’s journeys as influencers – “Hear stories from women who are transforming the landscape of our communities” – Lower Level Education Center (#1)
• Mark Burwell, Moderator
• Cheri Larson, Panelist
• Diane Gustin, Panelist
• Sandee Sims, Panelist
• Jill Verhaagh, Panelist
• Andrea Falasco, Panelist

3:15 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. – School lessons – Schoolhouse (#9)

Buildings opened Celebrating women of the past throughout the day:
Education Center – Upper Level:
• Appleton Historical Society: Celebrating Sarah Elizabeth Appleton Lawrence (1822-1891)
• Appleton Public Library: Come learn how to use the library’s resources to discover the women in your family tree. There will also be pedigree charts and family group sheets available to help you get started on your journey to discovering your roots. (#1)

Belgian Farmhouse – “Women’s Work” is a new oral history video by the Belgian Heritage Center. Stories in English and Walloon share what it was like for Belgian women in the early days. (#5)

Franklin Hose Company – David Siegel – is a lieutenant at Station 5 of the Metro Fire Department. His contribution is to speak about the history of women in firefighting. (#13)

Print Shop – Learn about the role women played in the print industry. (#15)

Cotton House – Mary Budleman Arndt Cotton (1809 – 1896) (#2)

Baird Law Office – Elizabeth Therese Fisher Baird (1810 – 1890) (#17)

Tank Cottage – Caroline Louisa Albertina Van Der Meulen Tank (1803 – 1891) (#21)

Tank Cottage – Annex – Mary Elizabeth Meade Grignon (1818 – 1898) (#21)

Fur Trade Cabin – Angelique (leRoy) Vieau (1776 – 1862) (#25)

Fur Trade Cabin – Josette (Vieau) Juneau (1803 – 1855) (#25)

Town Hall – Vote for your favorite Woman of History – activity hosted by Girls on the Run Northeast Wisconsin. (#18)