Learn about internationally recognized sculptor & Rensselaer County native, Edmonia Lewis.
Learn about Ethelda Bleibtrey, the first woman ever to win three Olympic gold medals.
Grace Hudowalski was the first woman to hike the 46 peaks of the Adirondacks and was a pioneer in the creation of the ADK Forty-Sixers club.
Learn about Elizabeth Freeman (Mumbet), a slave in western Massachusetts until she sued for freedom and won.
A major figure in 20th century American literature, Jazz Age poet Edna St. Vincent Millay was only nineteen years old when she published 'Renaissance,' the poem that launched her career.
Modernist sculptor Alice Morgan Wright was a suffragist and animal welfare advocate.
Learn about Emma Willard, founder of the first higher education school for women in the US.
Learn why Eleanor Roosevelt was dubbed 'first lady of the world.'
Learn about Ann Lee, the visionary leader who brought the Shakers to America.
Learn about Kate Mullany, the young Irish-American laundry labor organizer of the 1860s.