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Austin Room, Tisch Library, Tufts University

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35 Professors Row
Medford, 02155 United States

September 2018

Susanna Rowson in Medford

Monday, September 17, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Austin Room, Tisch Library, Tufts University, 35 Professors Row
Medford, 02155 United States
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The Medford Historical Society and Museum presents "Susanna Rowson in Medford: Novels, Schools and Scandals in 1799," a talk by professor Steven Epley of Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. Susanna Rowson (1762-1824), an early American best-selling author, ran a girls school in Medford in 1799. Epley will speak on Rowson's connections to Medford and how she may have used material from a Medford scandal in her novels.┬áLearn about the curious case of Joseph and Mary Wyman and their daughter, Susan…

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