Suffragists on Main Street: Mary Louise Olcott

Dr. Darla Shaw talks about Mary Louise Olcott who lived at the northern end of Main Street.

In this episode, Dr. Darla Shaw portrays Mary Louise Olcott who lived at Casagmo, a mansion built by her father George M. Olcott, which was razed and is now a condo complex with the same name. She was an ardent feminist, poet, founder of the Ridgefield Garden Club, and a great supporter of woman suffrage.

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