The best-known figures of the American Revolutionary Era disagreed on many things, but they had one key attribute in common: They were all men.
An exhibit opening on International Women’s Day Wednesday at the New-York Historical Society aims to provide a more complete picture of the heroes of the country’s earliest years.
“A lot of history books focused on the founding fathers, and the women were left in the margins,” said Valerie Paley, the curator of the Saving Washington
exhibit. “We hope to change that.” Read more…