Get The Vote Out

Yesterday  I exercised my right to vote…

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As I was leaving my local polling place, I couldn’t help but go back to the memory of a night spent in one of the most notable rally sites for women’s suffrage…

The Chinese Tea House at Marble House

The Chinese Tea House sits on a seaside cliff behind Marble House in Newport.  Following the death of her second husband, Alva Vanderbilt Belmont returned to Marble House and built The Chinese Tea House…

The Chinese Tea House at Marble House

looking back toward Marble House…

The Chinese Tea House at Marble House

The Garden Club of America’s visiting gardens group was treated to a private dinner in The Chinese Tea House…

The Chinese Tea House at Marble House

I don’t think the site is home to many political rallies today but just imagine if these walls could talk…

The Chinese Tea House at Marble House

it is definitely a room with a view…

The Chinese Tea House at Marble House

Here’s a heartfelt thank you to all of the brave women who paved the way for me to be able to get out and vote!

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Comments

  1. Now that is interesting! Thanks for the history lesson!

  2. Who knew…cheers to the women who came before us. What a wonderful place to visit.