Making Her Place

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Porter County Museum


Dates: August 01 - October 31, 2017

Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. (CT)

Venue: Porter County Museum

Address: 153 S. Franklin St., Valparaiso, IN 46383

Phone: 219-465-3595

Admission: Free admission


Women's history i Porter County has been a silent story. In the past, women's histories, stories and accomplishments have not been recorded. Women have not had a voice. In American's history, women have fought for equality, demanding the right to own property, vote, and earn an equal wage. The have revised cultural stereotypes that told them what a women is and should be. They have made their place.

In the same way, Porter County women have spoken through their actions - they have marched, written, gathered in clubs, protested, learned, taught and inspired our communities to be better places. This exhibit highlights women who have made a place for themselves while inspiring others.