The Free Soil (anti-slavery) Party was founded in Worcester in 1848.
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The site of the first National Woman’s Rights Convention in 1850, and home to Abby Kelley Foster, radical abolitionist and women’s rights activist.
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The Worcester Women’s History Project (WWHP) is a nonprofit all-volunteer educational organization dedicated to celebrating and documenting the contribution of women to the history, social fabric and culture of Worcester and beyond.
We remember our past to better shape our future.