August 17 – October 29, 2020 @ Southwest Virginia Museum
BIS STONE GAP, VA. — The Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park announces a new rotating exhibit “Earned, Not Given,” at the C. Bascom Slemp Memorial Library in Big Stone Gap, Va. The exhibit runs through Thursday, Oct. 29.
The exhibit focuses on the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote. The “Earned, Not Given” exhibit features photographs and documents from the museum’s collections and highlights the important story of how the people of Southwest Virginia played a part in the ground-breaking events.
For additional information about this exhibit, call the Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park at 276-523-1322 or the C. Bascom Slemp Memorial Library at 276-523-1334.