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Women’s History in Staunton

Mar 03, 2022 / madden

(Published 03/03/2022) March is Women’s History Month, and it’s time to celebrate the contributions women have made toward history and society, especially close to home. From leaders in education and government to the namesakes of our town and landmarks, here’s what you should know about the notable women with connections to Staunton.  Rita Wilson Rita Wilson was Staunton’s first Black councilwoman and vice mayor. More