The Suffragist Movement takes center stage on Friday at the East Hampton Historical Society's third winter lecture.
Following the theme of its 2013 series, "Changing Times: Epics & Events that Shaped East Hampton," Friday night's lecture is titled, "The Suffragist Movement: Women Work for the Right to Vote."
Arlene Hinkemeyer, an East Hampton resident and historian, will give a lecture summarizing the work of the suffragist movement from 1848 to the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920. She will highlight the effort's of the suffragist movement’s leaders right here in East Hampton, as well as Sag Harbor, and Southampton.
The talk is given at Clinton Academy in East Hampton Village at 7 p.m. There is no admission charge and refreshments will be served before the lecture. Reservations are not required.
The series will conclude on April 26 with a talk on the railroad's arrival in East Hampton. "The Iron Horse Arrives," given by Ken Collum & Hugh King, also starts at 7 p.m.