Abigail, Annis & Founding Era Female Leaders: An Evening with Woody Holton

Debra Lampert-Rudman's picture
March 22, 2022
New Jersey, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, History Education, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Celebrate Women's History Month at an entertaining virtual lecture with one of the preeminent scholars on women leaders of the Revolutionary era

The heroines of the American Revolution are underappreciated, yet their stories are inspiring and exciting. 

Woody Holton, one of the nation’s preeminent scholars on women’s leadership during the founding era, discusses the efforts of Abigail Adams, Morven's Annis Boudinot Stockton, and other unsung women of the Revolution in a virtual lecture prepared exclusively for Morven Museum & Garden. 

His book Abigail Adams is an award-winning and much-celebrated work. His latest book Liberty Is Sweet gives us our most complete account of the American Revolution, from its origins on the frontiers and in the Atlantic ports to the creation of the Constitution. 

Virtual program waiting room opens at 6:00 p.m. Eastern time; Program begins at 6:30 p.m. Audience participation and questions encouraged. Zoom link shared day of program - additional information email dlampertrudman@morven.org .

About the Presenter:

Woody Holton is McCausland Professor of History at the University of South Carolina, where he teaches and researches Early American history, especially the American Revolution, with a focus on economic history and on African Americans, Native Americans, and women. He is the author of several books, including Abigail Adams, which was awarded the Bancroft Prize; his second book, Unruly Americans and the Origins of the Constitution, was a finalist for the National Book Award.

Contact Info: 

Debra Lampert-Rudman, Curator of Education and Public Programs