Living History: Commemorating the 15th Amendment

Living History Days at N-YHS
Living History: Commemorating the 15th Amendment
Saturday, February 1 | 12–4 pm


Free with Museum Admission
All ages

Join us to remember the 150th anniversary of the ratification of the 15th Amendment to the Constitution, which gave black men the right to vote in 1870. Learn about the complicated history of the amendment, historic and present-day methods of voter suppression, and voter advocacy. Are you over 18? Register to vote while you're here!

Ballot Box (1857), Samuel C. Jollie, New-York Historical Society gift of George H. Dean

Creative: Tronvig Group