The Grimke Sisters: First Abolitionists and Suffragists Morning History Walk and Talk
October 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Angelina and Sarah Grimké turned their backs on home and family to crusade against the injustices to women and to those enslaved in the 19th century. Known as traitors to their society during their lifetimes, 180 years later these women continue to influence the women’s suffrage and civil rights movements. Follow in the footsteps of these two courageous women and learn how their progressive beliefs influenced these movements. The tour is partially based on the novel Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd.