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Who was Edna Dean Proctor?
September 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm$10.00
Featuring: Storyteller Libby Franck
Sunday, September 17th at 2:00 p.m.
Edgell Memorial Library
3 Oak Street, Framingham, MA
She was a prolific poetess who supported herself with her writing of poems, essays, stories and travelogues.
She was a passionate patriot whose poetry in support of the Union Cause, elicited a response from President Lincoln.
She was a “Romantic Wanderer.” The publication of her book, A Russian Journey, detailing her two year sojourn in this exotic land, won international acclaim.
She published a true slave narrative entitled “Aunt Sally” around the same time as Uncle Tom’s Cabin.
While she was a citizen of the world, her fondness for her home town of Framingham is evident in her poem “Our Town” written for the Bi-Centennial celebration.
Come hear more as Libby Franck reveals fascinating discoveries about this Framingham resident.
FHC Members/$5, Non-members/$10. Tickets available at the door. Questions? Call 508-626-9091