In this suffrage symbol, the sun symbolizes the rising power of women overcoming mountains of obstacles.
Harriet Taylor Upton Association
380 Mahoning Avenue NW
Warren, Ohio 44483-4633
Phone: (330) 395 1840
Board of Directors
Marth Flint, President
Kenneth Conklin, Vice President
Bonnie Hood, Secretary
Judith Sheridan, Treasurer
Sandy Mahaffey, Past President
The board of the Upton Association is a diverse group of women and men. They have the united goal of preserving the Upton House and its history as related to the Women's Suffrage Movement in Warren, Ohio and on the national scene. Members are active in various other community organizations and network for the benefit of the association. The board meets at the Upton House on the second Thursday of each month at 4:30 pm. The association sponsors fundraising activities to support the continuing restoration of the house, its garden and the Women's Park.
TO PROVIDE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES TO THE COMMUNITY
TO PRESERVE THE MEMORY OF HARRIET TAYLOR UPTON
TO COLLECT AND PRESERVE SIGNIFICANT MATERIALS RELATED TO HARRIET, THE SUFFRAGE MOVEMENT AND WOMEN WHO HAVE MADE AN IMPACT ON OHIO HISTORY
Elizabeth C. Clark
Kay W. Fisher
E. Carol Maxwell
MAY 6 SPRING LUNCHEON
ANITA BENEDETTI- A CONVERSTATION WITH LUCRETIA GARFIELD
March 1, 9:30 AM Coffee Hour, 10 AM Presentation. Liz Clark- Martha Washington, Her Life and Times
February 1, 9:30 AM coffee hour, 10 AM presentation. Ray O'Neil -
"Memories of the Ohio Leatherworks, Girard, Ohio", vintage footage from recently discovered film from the late 1940s and exhibit of leatherworks products
A standing room only crowd of more than 60 people attended the program
Former Warren mayor Hank Angelo congratulated Liz on a fine program
Ray O'Neil introduced the 45 minute promotional film saved from the fire when
the Ohio Leatherworks burned.
Visitors shared stories of their relatives and friends who worked at the Leatherworks, wth speaker O'Neil and Upton treasurer Judi Sheridan
April 5, 9:30 AM Coffee Hour, 10 AM Presentation.
Rebecca McFarland Elliot Ness - The Cleveland Years
from the Cleveland Police Historical Society, reviewed the life of Elliot Ness during his Cleveland years.
Another full house enjoyed the last First Wednesday in the Spring Series of programs.
The tables were inspired by the Spring season
Lucretia Garfield (Anita Benedetti) enjoys the ambiance of the Upton Parlor
The presentation gave us the intimate details of Lucretia's life
June 25, 2023, 20th Anniversary of the Women's Park
Mayor Doug Franklin offers his congratulations to Marti Flint and Ken Kelly Conklin on the 20th anniversary
Park volunteers enjoy the new butterfly bench
The community learned about the 20th anniversary with a new banner for the park
A reception with sweets and treats followed the park festivities