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Boston Marriages Gone South
March 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Betty Jean Steinshouer, Author, HIstorian, Actress presents: Boston Marriages gone South. Here are the lives of four lesbian couples who traveled to Florida together in the 19th and 20th centuries, long before marriage equality: Sarah Orne Jewett and Annie Fields; Katharine Loring and Alice James; Marjory Stoneman Douglas and Carolyn Percy Cole; Elizabeth Bishop and Louise Crane. They all gravitated to the Land of Flowers and here are the lessons they learned. Choose to attend in person at the library or live via Zoom.
This program is a partnership between Florida Humanities and the Friends of Leesburg Library. Funding for this program was provided by Florida Humanities and sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.
March 24 @ 1:00 pm -
March 24 @ 2:00 pm