Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Remarkable Women of the Adirondacks

Sandra Weber as Kate FieldThe Alice T. Miner Museum has announced a free program featuring author Sandra Weber, who will tell tales of the strength and courage of Adirondack women, on Thursday, October 20, at 6 pm.

In this program of portrayals and stories, Sandra Weber presents the voices and wild spirit of Adirondack women. Dressed in period costume, Weber will deliver dramatic narratives of women such as pancake-flipper Mother Johnson, adventurer-activist Kate Field, poet Jeanne Robert Foster, and suffrage martyr Inez Milholland.

Sandra Weber of Elizabethtown has authored several books about the Adirondack region, including Two in the Wilderness, Breaking Trail: Remarkable Women of the Adirondacks (co-author, Peggy Lynn), Mount Marcy, The Finest Square Mile, and Adirondack Roots. In addition to her writings, Sandra is also known for her dramatic portrayals of Mary Brown in “Times of Trouble” and of Mother Johnson, Jeanne Robert Foster, Kate Field, and other women in “Remarkable Women of the Adirondacks.”

The Alice T. Miner Museum is located at 9618 Route 9 in Chazy. For more information, call (518) 846-7336 or email programs@minermuseum.org.

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