1:30 pm-2:30 pm
Cost: 55+ Membership Required
The struggle for women’s suffrage reached a turning point when Lucy Burns and other peaceful protesters at the White House were arrested and brought to the Lorton Workhouse at Occoquan. Their brutal treatment at the Workhouse turned the tide of public opinion leading to the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment. Laura McKie Director of the new Lucy Burns Museum will lead a virtual tour of the museum recounting the journey to the Nineteenth Amendment’s adoption and the events of the Night of Terror.