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Habitat for Humanity plans ‘women build’ house in Seneca Falls

Next year marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, giving women the right to vote.

In observation of that historic event and of Seneca Falls being the Birthplace of the Women’s Rights Movement, Habitat for Humanity of Seneca County has announced it will feature a women-build house at 27 Tyler Ave. in 2020.

The groundbreaking for the project will be 9 a.m. May 2, 2020.

This year’s project is a collaboration with EPS Building of Clyde. The company will raise the house’s wooden frame in about three days. Construction volunteers, led by women, will then complete sheet rock, painting and other finish work.

“In 2020, we’re celebrating the impact that women have had on our nation’s history, from right here in Seneca Falls,” said Ann Marie Graziano of the Habitat Board of Directors. “Habitat of Seneca County is joining the celebration by holding our second women build project.”

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