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Women's Suffrage events on Decemeber 10, 2019 throughout Wyoming

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Published: Dec. 9, 2019 at 4:34 PM CST
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Women's Suffrage events on December 10, 2019, will happen throughout Wyoming. Here's what is going on around the state.

December 9, 2019, |

6 – 8 p.m.: Women’s Suffrage Traveling Exhibit & Reception

Wyoming State Museum

2301 Central Ave., Cheyenne

December 10, 2019, |

8 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Women’s Suffrage Traveling Exhibit

Wyoming State Museum

2301 Central Ave., Cheyenne

8 a.m.: Women’s Suffrage Anniversary March

The march will begin at West 17th & Carey and will end at the Wyoming State Capitol. The march will be followed by special announcements from Wyoming’s Governor.

9 – 10 a.m.: Official Wyoming Women’s Suffrage Day Ceremony

Wyoming State Capitol

200 W. 24th St., Cheyenne

Join Wyoming’s Governor, Mark Gordon, as he proclaims December 10 as Wyoming Women’s Suffrage Day.

10 – 4 p.m.: Tour Wyoming State Capitol and the Historic Territorial Chamber

Wyoming State Capitol

200 W. 24th St., Cheyenne

Learn more about Wyoming women’s suffrage history through special tours of the newly restored State Capitol. Tours will also include the unveiling of the Historic Territorial Chamber, where women’s suffrage was upheld.

Noon: Wonderful Wyoming Women Voters Performance

Wyoming State Capitol

Performed by five members of the Cheyenne League of Women Voters, “Wonderful Wyoming Women Voters” play revolves around four Wyoming women critical to passing the first legislation giving women their inherent right to vote and hold office. An informative and entertaining way to highlight the history of Wyoming’s suffrage movement – appropriate for all age groups.

1 p.m.: Four Sisters: Truth, Justice, Courage and Hope

Wyoming State Capitol

Unveiled on July 10, 2019, four new bronze sculptures, “The Four Sisters” stand in niches in the rotunda of the Wyoming State Capitol. Artist, Delissalde, will discuss the four allegorical sculptures, Truth, Justice, Courage and Hope, values and attributes of Wyoming and its citizens.

2 p.m.: Working Toward Suffrage: A Conversation on Wyoming’s Contribution

Wyoming State Capitol

Featuring Mike Massie, teacher and former legislator, and Renee Laegreid, professor of history at the University of Wyoming, both experts in Western suffrage history.

7 – 8:30 p.m.: Wyoming PBS Premiere – The State of Equality: Wyoming Women’s Suffrage

Cheyenne Civic Center

510 W. 20th St., Cheyenne

The State of Equality explores Wyoming as the first state to guarantee women their inherent right to vote and hold office. Colorful frontier characters, a volatile mix of motives, and the caprice of history drive this story of a neglected chapter in America’s past. The premiere will officially be opened by the University of Wyoming Bel Canto Women’s Choir. Seating will be limited. This event is free to the public.

Jackson, WY – December 10, 2019, |

Noon: Reading of Wonderful Wyoming Women Voters Play

Jackson Hole Historical Society & Museum

225 N. Cache St., Jackson

Join the Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum for a lunchtime reading of “Wonderful Wyoming Women Voters.” Written by Mary Guthrie and Rosaline Schliske, the play revolves around four Wyoming women critical to passing the first legislation giving women their inherent right to vote and hold office. An informative and entertaining way to highlight the history of Wyoming’s suffrage movement – appropriate for all age groups.

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.: Wyoming PBS Premiere – The State of Equality: Wyoming Women’s Suffrage

National Museum of Wildlife Art

2820 Rungius Road, Jackson

Hosted by Teton County Commissioner – Natalia D. Macker, the Wyoming Women’s Action Network and the Wyoming Humanities Council. The State of Equality explores Wyoming as the first state to guarantee women their inherent right to vote and hold office. Colorful frontier characters, a volatile mix of motives, and the caprice of history drive this story of a neglected chapter in America’s past. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Commissioner Macker, Wyoming Women’s Action Network Founder and Wyoming Council for Women Vice-Chair. This event is free to the public.

Gillette, WY – December 10, 2019, |

7 – 8:30 p.m.: Wyoming PBS Premiere – The State of Equality: Wyoming Women’s Suffrage

Campbell County Rockpile Museum

900 W. 2nd St., Gillette

Hosted by the Campbell County Rockpile Museum and the Campbell League of Women Voters. The State of Equality explores Wyoming as the first state to guarantee women their inherent right to vote and hold office. Colorful frontier characters, a volatile mix of motives, and the caprice of history drive this story of a neglected chapter in America’s past. This event is free to the public.

There is an event going on in Big Horn, but tickets are sold out.

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