Meet Alice Paul, the author of the equal rights amendment and the driving force behind women’s obtaining the right to vote in 1920. Ms. Paul will describe her experiences as a suffragette and bring home the importance of the cause the guided her whole life.
Actress Alisa Dupuy will portray Alice Paul in this first-person program. She began her business as a labor of love that grew out of a desire to study history, wear the fashions of different eras and bring history to life in a lively and fun way. History doesn’t have to be boring!
Alisa is also an accomplished middle school teacher who speaks five languages.
Performers Stacy Roth and folksinger Bob Dupre, together known as “LIBERTY TREE,” present their favorite rhymes, riddles, rounds, and ditties from the 17th to early 19th centuries. In addition to vocals, selected songs are accompanied with guitar, fife, penny whistle, drum, and limberjack. Lots of audience participation. For kids, their parents, and their grandparents! Our interactive features include inventing rhymes, answering riddles, singing along, clapping along, jigging in place, learning Continental soldier facing movements to the drum, etc.
“Liberty Tree” combines the talents of Stacy F. Roth and Bob Dupré, two local folk singers with an interest in the American Revolution and Early America.
Our presenters will perform from the mansion porch. Please bring a chair or blanket to sit on the lawn. Wear a mask and social distance. Fun for all ages.