Marguerite Kearns is an author, activist, and multi-media artist and editor of three award-winning web platforms: Suffrage Wagon News Channel, and

Marguerite started publishing Suffrage Wagon News Channel in 2009. The web platform focuses on the “Spirit of 1776” suffrage wagon, information about its exhibition, and the ongoing work in progress, a memoir, she is writing about the wagon and her grandparents’ involvement in the first wave of the women’s rights movement in the US.

Marguerite Kearns is the granddaughter of Edna Buckman Kearns (1882-1934) and Wilmer R. Kearns (1882-1972), activists in the first wave that’s also referred to as the suffrage movement. Edna Kearns is best known for the “Spirit of 1776” suffrage wagon she used for grassroots organizing in New York City and on Long Island that is now in the collection of the New York State Museum in Albany, NY.

The web platform,, highlights upcoming women’s rights 100-year celebrations, events, and related topics. is an action and feature blog focusing on topics of interest to those interested in voting rights, women’s history, and the first wave of the women’s rights movement.