Words of Wisdom

"Let us, by honoring the memory of reformers in the past, and by aiding the efforts of those in the present, encourage the rise of others in future time."

— Ernestine Rose at the annual Thomas Paine celebration in New York, Jan. 29, 1840

Projects and Past Events

The Ernestine Rose Society disseminates information at academic and community meetings and has raised funds to restore the grave marker for Ernestine and William Rose at Highgate Cemetery, London.

Highlights of the society's events in 2002 were as follows:

  • Berkshire Conference on Women's History, Storrs, Conn., June 4-6, 2002. Panel on Ernestine Rose chaired by Paula B. Doress-Worters with presentations by Ellen Carol DuBois; Carol A. Kolmerten; Bonnie S. Anderson and commentary by Rosalyn Fraad Baxandall. Learn more about the panelists' presentations.
  • Dedication of the restored marker at the grave site of Ernestine and William Rose, Highgate Cemetery in London on Aug. 4, 2002, the 110th anniversary of Ernestine's death. The dedication was preceded by a symposium on Aug. 1 at The Women's Library, London Guildhall University, London. Check out pictures and descriptions of the symposium and the graveside dedication ceremony.