Lucretia Mott and her Millbrook past

Robert McHugh, vice president of the Millbrook Historical Society, next to a picture of Lucretia Mott following a program about Mott on Thursday, Sept. 21. Photo by Judith O’Hara Balfe

MILLBROOK— Lucretia Mott is not a name heard very often these days. While she was widely known during her time, she was never recognized as much as some of the women she stood with, such as Susan. B. Anthony or Elizabeth Cady Stanton. 

In a presentation on Thursday, Sept. 21, Millbrook Historical Society Vice President Robert McHugh explained the reason for that. 

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