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We are Present and Future Women: The Freehold Young Ladies Seminary, 1845-1898
March 18, 2021 @ 7:00 pmFree
Please join us on , at 7 PM for the next presentation in our popular Historically Speaking virtual lecture series. We celebrate Women’s History Month with ‘We are Present and Future Women: The Freehold Young Ladies Seminary, 1845-1898,’ given by the foremost expert on this nearly-forgotten institution, Bernadette Rogoff. Bernadette is MCHA’s Director of Collections and has been curating Monmouth County history for three decades. She is well known for her breadth of knowledge and natural storytelling ability, so prepare to be entertained! She will introduce you to Achsah, a brilliant and world-renowned mathematician; Annie, an influential suffragist and close colleague of Margaret Sanger; Emily, creator of the American Kindergarten system; Adeline, a rare female in the field of 19th-century journalism and the first woman to run for NJ State Senate, and many more of the incredible, pioneering ladies of FYLS. Get creative and host a fun evening with friends afterward with your own virtual “Lecture Club” to discuss these inspiring women and celebrate Women’s History! Register at monmouthhistory.org/historically-speaking today!