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On Aug. 18, 1920, after a long and brutal fight, the Tennessee General Assembly voted to approve women's suffrage. When it did, Tennessee became the 36th and final state needed to ratify the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

On Aug. 26, 1920, women's right to vote was protected in the constitution from government infringement, and they were free to exercise their voting rights from there on out.

This year the local historical group "Miami County Indiana Worth Remembering" will be bringing several events to celebrate the 100th year celebration of Women's Suffrage Movement. Keep your eyes open for events, and educational opportunities as they spring up in the coming year. If this is something you'd like to participate in, you can go to and contact the group. They are not only looking for participation but also sponsorships for the many events planned.

More information is to follow at a later date.