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Reconstructing the Charley Ross Case: A Discussion with author Carrie Hagen

Reconstructing the Charley Ross Case: A Discussion with author Carrie Hagen

Please join Carrie Hagen, author of the book We is Got Him:  The Kidnapping that Changed America, on April 25th for a presentation and Q&A about the Charley Ross kidnapping of 1874. The discussion will focus on the author’s writing process and research into the extraordinary case, the first documented kidnapping for ransom that happened right here in Germantown. 

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Wyck Presents: Costumes of Downton Abbey

Wyck Presents: Costumes of Downton Abbey

Jeff Groff, co-curator of Winterthur's "Costumes of Downton Abbey," will explore the themes of this exhibition looking at the differences between the well-known fictional English estate and a real one in America in the same time period.

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