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VIRTUAL: Women’s History Month Lecture: Hannah Griffith

Title:VIRTUAL: Women’s History Month Lecture: Hannah Griffith
Date & Time:Thu Mar 11, 2021 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Virtual Only Event, Meeting or Activity
Meetings, events or activities that will be held exclusively online or via telephone conference.
Event Details:Historic Alexandria Museum Educator Kristy Huettner will reveal how Hannah Griffith used her status, experience, and industriousness to make a new life for her and her eight young children in the late 18th century. Although her husband was a Church of England pastor, life changed dramatically in 1789 when she became widowed. Using her experience while serving as a "deputy husband" during the American Revolutionary War, she operated the prestigious Alexandria Coffee-House, which is one of the buildings that today are part of Gadsby's Tavern Museum.
Audience:Anyone may attend
Tags:Gadsby's Tavern, Lecture, Museums

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