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Virtual Lecture - Eliza Hamilton: Patriot, Wife, Widow, Warrior

Date: Thursday, December 3, 2020

Location: Zoom Virtual Lecture

Time: 7 pm - 8 pm

"I was someone before I met Alexander Hamilton." So begins the novel My Dear Hamilton, the only book in fiction - or non-fiction - to recount the untold story of the entirety of the life of VL-Eliza-Hamilton-MyDearHamiltonFINALEliza Schuyler Hamilton, wife of Alexander Hamilton and a Founding Mother, who was a patriot in her own right and a little-known warrior in her husband's quest to form a more perfect union. New York Times bestselling author Laura Kamoie will discuss the history behind and writing of her novel.

Registration required.

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


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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