Marilyn Blackwell


Historian Marilyn Blackwell of East Montpelier, has written widely on Vermont and women's history.  She is the co-author of  Frontier Feminist: Clarina Howard Nichols and the Politics of Motherhood, published in 2010.

Archival photo courtesy Vermont Commission on Women

In the ‘70s no one worked harder than social activist Lenore McNeer to ensure that Vermont ratified the federal ERA - the federal amendment to guarantee equality based on sex.