A Jury of Her Peers? The Lizzie Borden Trial, March 31st

March 31, 2018

The 1893 trial of Lizzie Borden for the murder of her father and stepmother gripped the nation. As gory details emerged from the trial, the public debated whether a woman could commit so heinous a crime. Suffragists, however, questioned whether a woman could get a fair trial from a jury comprised only of men. Presented by Park Ranger Heidi Dietze (202) 438-7033.

When: March 31st, 1pm                                                                                      Where: Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument, 144 Constitution Ave. NE, Washington, DC