Launch of Lighting the Way: Historic Women of the SouthCoast
July 12 | AHA! night
with a reception and guest speakers
Attendees celebrated the launch of the Lighting the Way walking trail, met some of the women featured in the project, and were the first to explore the project stories and walking trail. Guided tours left from the New Bedford Whaling Museum every 30 minutes between 5 pm and 7 pm. The Project website was also launched July 12.
by lifting women’s voices and inspiring generations to come
Lighting the Way: Historic Women of the SouthCoast explores the historical impact of women from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds who shaped their SouthCoast communities, the nation, and the world. The Project is unearthing remarkable stories of women’s callings that required grit, tenacity, and enduring commitment to their families, careers, and communities.
Lighting the Way Trail, Map, Mobile App, and Website
2019 – 2020