BBL:Eunice Newton Foote - Suffragist, Scientist, Inventor and Saratogian

Event Type: Adult Programs
Date: 10/11/2018
Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Time: 1:00 PM
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.

Location: H. Dutcher Community Room
Contact: Lorie Wies
Contact Number: 518-584-7860 ext.254
Presenter: Sam McKenzie, Brookside Museum, Ballston Spa