The Kate Mullany National Historic Site at 350 Eighth Street in Troy, New York is the home of Kate Mullany who formed and led the nation's first bona fide all-female union - the Troy Collar Laundry Union - in 1864. She was the first woman to be an officer of a national union and was inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame in Seneca Falls in 2000.
Owned by the American Labor Studies Center (ALSC), the house was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1998 and a National Historic Site in 2004. It is listed on the New York State Women's Heritage Trail.
Don't Miss This When Visiting
The house is currently being restored to its 1869 configuration and so is not yet open to the public. Visitors interested seeing the restoration is process should contact ALSC Executive Director Paul F. Cole at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Related Sites Or Experiences
The Mullany House is part of the Hudson Mohawk Heritage Area (RiversSpark) and The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor,
Suggested Further Reading
For additional information, go to www.katemullanynhs.org.
Additional Notes And Comments
Grant applications have been made to the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation to complete the restoration of the property which includes restoration of the historic stairwell and the restoration and furnishing the Mullany's third floor apartment. When that phase is completed, the house will be open to visitors.
Site is Child-friendly
Site is Pet-friendly