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88th Annual Meeting and William C. Crooks Distinguished Lecture
September 18, 2019, 5:45 pm–8:00 pm$65 – $75
Celebrate our milestone year! Bestselling author Therese Anne Fowler will discuss Alma Vanderbilt, the subject of A Well-Behaved Woman—A Novel of the Vanderbilts. In an upcoming series in development by Sony Pictures Television, this dramatic and compelling Gilded Age tale follows Alva Smith, whose Southern family was destitute after the Civil War, as she marries William K. Vanderbilt, navigates rocky society and defies convention by becoming a leader in the women’s suffrage movement. A perfect preview to our upcoming suffrage exhibit, An Unfinished Revolution.
Wednesday, September 18, 5:45 to 8:00 pm
Belle Haven Club
Members: $65, non-members: $75; RSVP required