“Among Strangers in a Strange Land: Vermont Women in the Westward
Movement” to be presented in Montpelier
On Saturday, March 21, 1998, the Vermont Historical Society will
present a women’s history symposium featuring women’s experiences as
they moved west in the nineteenth century. Scholars Linda Peavy and
Ursula Smith, authors of "Women in Waiting in the Westward Movement,"
and Polly Kaufman, author of "Women Teachers on the Frontier," will
share their research into the lives of women who moved west. This
symposium will be held at the Pavilion Auditorium, 109 State Street,
Montpelier, from 1:00 - 4:30 p.m.
For registration information, please contact the Vermont Historical
Society, 109 State Street, Montpelier, Vermont 05609. Or call
(802)828-2291. A limited number of scholarships are available.
Sarah G. Rooker, Educator
Vermont Historical Society
109 State Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05609-0901
voice: 802-828-5670; fax: 802-828-3638
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