Celebrate Women of the Reconstruction
You've heard their names - Laura Towne, Rachael Crane Mather, Charlotte Forten, Harriet Tubman, Susie King Taylor - and now you can celebrate their contributions. The League of Women Voters, Beaufort Area (LWVB) invites you to "Women of the Reconstruction."
Rufus Pinckney (manager of the Mather Museum and president of the Mather School Alumni Association)speaking about Rachel Crane Mather.
Alvesta Robertson (vice president of the Mather School Alumni Association) speaking about Harriet Tubman.
Suzie Parker Devoe (local historical fiction writer, producer and actor) speaking about Susie King Taylor, Charlotte Forten and Laura Towne.
Mayor Billy Keyserling will kick off the event with an update on Beaufort’s very own Reconstruction National Park.
The LWVB has a special surprise in store for Mayor Billy. You'll have to attend to find out what it is!
Tickets for Meeting and Lunch are $30.00 for LWV members and $35.00 for nonmembers. For more information and to purchase tickets, email [email protected], or call Jane Caffrey (732) 259-1935 or Jennifer Sharp (864) 382-9144.
Cash, credit cards or checks accepted ( may be made out to League of Women Voters Beaufort Area.)
RSVP by May 10, 2019.