2018 Sunday Speaker Series: Elizabeth Varon, November 4

Sunday, November 4, 2018

2:00 pm

“Equalled by Few; Excelled by None:” Virginia Women in History

Elizabeth Varon presents “Southern Lady, Yankee Spy: The True Story of Elizabeth Van Lew, A Union Agent in the Heart of the Confederacy”

Elizabeth Van Lew headed up a Union spy ring in the Confederate capital that aided Federal prisoners there and gathered intelligence for the U.S. army. Her dramatic wartime exploits have been shrouded in myth, but University of Virginia historian Elizabeth Varon reveals that the facts of her remarkable life are truly more compelling than fiction.

Book signing, wine and cheese reception with author immediately follow the presentation.

All proceeds benefit preservation and education programs at Historic Christ Church & Museum.

Location: Historic Christ Church & Museum, 420 Christ Church Road, Weems, Virginia 22576

Fee: Tickets are $90.00 for the four-part series or $25.00 for each individual presentation. Tickets are non-refundable and do not include book purchases. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets online. Please call HCC&M at 804-438-2441 to purchase tickets by check or credit card.

 

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