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Long Island Chapter Event


The First Ladies of Long Island

Friday, March 29, 2019
Registration: 10:30 AM Speaker: 11:15am to 12:30pm
Location: The Heritage Club of Bethpage 9 Quaker Meetinghouse Road Farmingdale, NY
Restricted to members and their guests
Contact: Annette Kosar

Of the forty-seven women who have served as America’s First Lady, five —

Julia Gardiner Tyler, Edith Kermit Roosevelt, Anna Eleanor Roosevelt, Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy, and Barbara Pierce Bush
had ties to Long Island. Learn which of these women were born on Long Island, which one was known as “The Rose of Long Island” before marrying a President thirty years her senior, which one was her husband’s childhood playmate, and which one is consistently ranked highest by historians in the field. Writer, educator, and historian Elizabeth Kahn Kaplan will share these and many other intriguing details as she discusses the fascinating lives of these very different First Ladies of Long Island.
Registration: 10:30 AM
Continental Breakfast
Speaker: 11:15am to 12:30pm
RSVP BY March 18, 2019
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