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Women's History Walking Tour

Women's History Walking Tour
August 26, 2023 - 10:00:am — 11:30:am
Oak Park Public Library

834 Lake Street
Oak Park, IL 60301
United States


Join us as we celebrate Women's Equality Day--the anniversary of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment--and honor the women who worked tirelessly for equal voting rights. Our guides will share the stories of Grace Wilbur Trout (known as “The Woman Who Never Fails”), Lillie Pitkin (the first woman elected to public office in Oak Park), Augusta Jane Chapin (educator, minister, and charter member of the American Woman Suffrage Association), and many others. We will also visit the site of the historic “Suffrage Shop”, a retail store that sold pamphlets and books about the suffrage movement, as well as all the signs, banners, sashes, and flags needed for a successful parade or rally!

The tour will depart from the plaza in front of the Oak Park Public Library at 10 a.m. sharp and will last approximately 90 minutes. Please bring your own water if needed. 

Tickets are $10 or $8 for members. Space for this event is limited, and spots fill up fast, so reserve yours today. Click here to purchase tickets in our online store.


Private group tours may be booked by special arrangement. Contact the Museum for more information. No refunds will be given for reservations cancelled less than 24 hours prior to the event.