Betsy Ross House celebrates Women's History Month

The Betsy Ross House is celebrating Women's History Month with new exhibits.

In addition, special events are planned throughout the month of March to celebrate the roles of women in the early years of the United States.

A visit to the Betsy Ross House Saturday, March 3 included a demonstration in Colonial chocolate making. There were historic actresses portraying Ross at three different stages of her life. And, a new permanent display in the house is called Stitching the Story Together. This provides visitors the opportunity to get to know the woman behind the legend of Betsy Ross.

The Betsy Ross House is regularly dedicated to bringing to life women's history.