The Little Woman Who Grew Up: A Visit with Louisa May Alcott

Event Type: Special Event
Age Group(s): All Ages, Adult, Seniors
Date: 3/24/2018
Start Time: 2:00 PM
 In celebration of Women's History Month, join us for this special event! Using her own script, Candace Ridington portrays Louisa May Alcott, daughter of the controversial Bronson Alcott and author of Little Women and Hospital Sketches, abolitionist, and nurse in Washington D.C. during the Civil War. Learn about the challenges and rewards of Alcott’s life, including her family’s struggle to live at Fruitlands, a Utopian Society her father attempted to create, and her harrowing stint at the Union Hotel Hospital in Georgetown shortly after the battle of Antietam. The program lasts about 45 minutes.
Library: Gaithersburg    Map
Presenter: Candace Ridington, Mont. County Historical Society