Save America's Treasures Sewall-Belmont House Designated as a National Monument Save America's Treasures Sewall-Belmont House Designated as a National Monument

Save America's Treasures Sewall-Belmont House Designated as a National Monument  The Sewall-Belmont  House was one of many preservation efforts underwritten in part by Save Amnerica's Treasures to keep fresh the story of the struggle for women's rights.
The Sewall-Belmont House was designated by President Obama as the Belmont-Paul Women's Equality National Monument in a ceremony last week. Save America’s Treasures played a significant role in preserving this site and its pivotal role in the women’s rights movement, as well as a wide-array of other places, structures, documents, artifacts and collections, all of which pay tribute to extraordinary American women, whose ideas, sacrifices, and contributions changed the very notion of United States.

Save America's Treasures Sewall-Belmont House Designated as a National Monument  In his remarks, President Obama honored Alice Paul and Alva Belmont who made this place “a hotbed of activism, a centerpiece for the struggle for equality, a monument to a fight not just for women's equality but, ultimately, for equality for everybody.”

Save America’s Treasures has underwritten many citizen-driven preservation efforts to keep fresh the story of the struggle for equality and social justice from Nobel Peace Prize winner Jane Addams, who led justice and education efforts in the poorest neighborhoods in Chicago to Susan B Anthony and Rosa Parks.