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Virtual Lecture - America's First Daughter: Patsy Jefferson

Date: Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Location: Zoom Virtual Lecture

Time: 7 pm

Much of what we know about Thomas Jefferson is what his daughter Patsy Jefferson allowed us to know. Find out why that is when New York Times bestselling author Laura Kamoie discusses the history behind and writing of her novel,20210302-Americas-First-Daughter America’s First Daughter, about the contributions, sins, and sacrifices of the eldest daughter of our nation’s third president. From Monticello to Jefferson’s White House, Martha “Patsy” Jefferson Randolph shaped the legacy of a nation.

Please note, it is not necessary to have read America's First Daughter to enjoy this lecture!

Registration required.

Cost: $15 per household for General Admission; $10 per household for HA Members and Volunteers


Signed copies of America's First Daughter are now available for purchase at the HA Museum Store at 77 Main Street! Register for the lecture today and you'll receive a code for 20% off the book. Or, purchase here at full price now.

This lecture will be offered virtually by Zoom, an online video conferencing platform. Upon registration, you will be sent the link for the video conference to join on the evening of the lecture. If you do not receive your confirmation email after you register, please check your Spam folder, or email Carolyn Currin at To learn more about Zoom and to download the app to your computer, visit the Zoom website.

VL-Eliza-Hamilton-Laura-Kamoie-HeadshotAbout our Presenter: A Wall Street Journal, New York Times and USA Today Bestseller, Laura Kamoie [Kuh-MOY, she/her] has always been fascinated by the people, stories, and physical presence of the past, which led her to a lifetime of historical and archaeological study and training. She holds a doctoral degree in early American history from The College of William and Mary, published two non-fiction books on early America, and most recently held the position of Associate Professor of History at the U.S. Naval Academy before transitioning to a full-time career writing more than forty novels in multiple genres, including historical fiction, which allows her the exciting opportunity to combine her training in and love of history with her passion for storytelling. Laura lives among the colonial charm of Annapolis, Maryland with her husband, two daughters, and monster German shepherd, Schuyler [SKY-ler].


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