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Connie Lapallo: “Forgotten Heroines: Virginia’s First Women and Children”
October 13, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm$30.00
In the third presentation of our 2019 Sunday Speaker Series The Bones of Our Past: Jamestown and the Making of America, award-winning author Connie Lapallo transports us to 1609 and the journey of Joan Peirce and her daughter, who survive a hurricane at sea and Jamestown’s Starving Time to make a new life in the fledgling Virginia colony. Based on a true story, Lapallo reveals the courage these daunting women show in the face of disease, martial law and other hardships at Jamestown. Includes book signing (books will be available for purchase) and reception with Lapallo.