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Eunice Newton Foote - Suffragist, Scientist, Inventor and Saratogian

  • Saratoga Springs Public Library 49 Henry Stree Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 USA (map)

Eunice Newton Foote, a resident of Saratoga Springs from 1859 to 1865, was a woman of many talents and accomplishments. She was instrumental in the movement to secure equal rights for women; She was a published female scientist in the early 19th century; She was the first person of either gender whose experiments proved the importance of Carbon Dioxide in heating the Earth’s Atmosphere (now known as global warming) and she was an inventor whose technology improvements were adopted by US Industry. Join Sam McKenzie as he shares the story of this influential and talented woman. No registration required.

This program is part of the Brown Bag lunch series co-sponsored by the Saratoga Springs Public Library and the Saratoga Convention & Tourism Bureau. This program is not sponsored by the League of Women Voters but is included in this calendar because it may be of interest to our members.

Later Event: October 11
Book Club