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Through the Ages with Women of Chesterfield

Through the Ages with Women of Chesterfield

Through the Ages with Women of Chesterfield

March 16, 2019
11:00pm - 12:00pm

County Museum
6813 Mimms Loop
Chesterfield, VA 23832

In recognition of Women's History Month, the topic will be “Through the Ages with Women of Chesterfield - A look at some accomplished women of the county and their impact on the world around them." Meet Elizabeth Kennon, a business owner in 1696, Mourning Logan, a woman of color who owned property in 1811, Mary Randolph, author of an 1824 cookbook still in print, Lilla Spivey, who wore out 9 cars and also used snowplows, tobacco sleds and highway trucks to deliver health care to the county beginning in 1924, Marguerite Friend Christian, the granddaughter of slaves, who became the supervisor of elementary education in 1966 during integration, Arline McGuire, the first elected Constitutional official, as Treasurer in the county in 1979, and Bettie Weaver, who authored a textbook, and Lucille Moseley, first Chairman of the Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia, who both worked tirelessly to see that the history of Chesterfield County would be known for generations to come.  Reservations are not necessary for this free lecture, but seating may be limited.

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