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The Night of Terror: Suffragists at the Occoquan Workhouse

June 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Cindy Bennett from the Burke Historical Society will discuss the story and fate of 33 suffragists imprisoned at the Occoquan (Lorton) Workhouse in November 1917. The tenacity of these fearless women led to the 1920 passage of the 19th amendment granting women the right to vote.

*This talk will be presented online by Focus on NoVA Real Estate. Registration at the link below is required.*
https://www.focusonnova.com/event/cindy-bennett-burke-historical-society-the-night-of-terror-suffragists-at-the-occoquan-workhouse/

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Date:
June 7
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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