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1896 - A spinsters' party

831 Western Ave, Lynn, MA

Mrs. Harriet S. Purinton held a "Spinsters' Party" at her home, attended by over 100 single women. There is no way to know whether it was attended by women who love women. Certainly the attendees did not conform to traditional marriage roles.

Pictured: News clipping

Location: 831 Western Ave, Lynn, MA

Source: The Daily Item, page 4

Date: 1896-06-05

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