Defiant Brides: The Untold Story of Two Revolutionary-Era Women and the Radical Men They Married

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Date(s) - 10/13/2014 - 09/26/2017
6:00 pm - 6:14 pm

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General Warren Inne

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Monday, October 13, 2014

6:00pm – 8:30pm

General Warren Inne, Malvern, PA

Author Nancy Rubin Stuart

This event is part of the Paoli Battlefield Lecture Series held at the General Warren Inne each month through May 2015.

Dine on specially prepared 18th century cuisine while enjoying the lecture. The all-inclusive admission price is $49 per person. It includes the 18th century American Fare Buffet, all soft beverages and coffee, family-style sweets during the question-and-answer session, all tax and gratuities, the lecture, and a donation to help support the Paoli Battlefield Historical Park. Your admission also includes a raffle ticket for a chance to win a night’s stay at the General Warren Inne. There will be one winner drawn at each lecture.

This evening’s lecture is entitled “Defiant Brides: The Untold Story of Two Revolutionary-Era Women and the Radical Men They Married.”. The lecturer is author Nancy Rubin Stuart, who comes all the way from Cape Cod, Massachusetts, to give us this presentation.

In her book, esteemed biographer Stuart writes a dual biography of both Peggy Shippen Arnold and Lucy Flucker Knox, both spirited women, and reveals that neither was simply a “traitor” or “patriot.” The book portrays two rebellious women who defied expectations and struggled — publicly and privately — in a volatile political moment in early America.

Meghan Kelly

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