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.

Did you know it happened in Worcester County?

Dorothea Dix's report to the Massachusetts legislature on the plight of the mentally ill was the beginning of a nationwide change in the treatment and housing of the mentally ill.

The Worcester Women’s History Project (WWHP) is an 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.