In celebration of the centenary of New York women obtaining the right to vote, Staatsburgh State Historic Site will host a book talk and signing by Susan Goodier, co-author of, Women Will Vote! Winning Suffrage in New York State, recently released by Cornell University Press, on Saturday, October 28th.
Staatsburgh was the home of prominent social hostess Ruth Livingston Mills and her husband, financer Ogden Mills. Recent evidence has come to light suggesting that Ruth Mills supported the suffrage cause. The 79-room mansion on the Hudson River showcases the opulent lifestyle enjoyed by the wealthy elite of the early 20th century. [Read more…] about Susan Goodier ‘Women Will Vote!’ Talk at Staatsburgh