Spirit of Inclusion

Spirit of Inclusion

Northeast Times, October 11, 2016, By William Kenny  In a year when the United States may see the elec­tion of its first wo­man pres­id­ent, a North­east Phil­adelphia in­sti­tu­tion is cel­eb­rat­ing its role in achiev­ing the right to vote for the na­tion’s wo­men. Cranaleith Spir­itu­al Cen­ter in Somer­ton didn’t ex­ist in 1920 when the states rat­i­fied the 19th Amend­ment, but a Vic­tori­an farm­house on the spir­itu­al cen­ter’s 10-acre cam­pus stood back then and once served as a vi­tal meet­ing place for lead­ing suf­fra­gists in­clud­ing Susan B. An­thony and its own­er, Rachel Foster Avery, dur­ing a peri­od in Amer­ic­an his­tory when wo­men...

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