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Virtual Lecture - The Women of Chateau Lafayette

Date: Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Location: Zoom Virtual Lecture

Time: 7 pm (EST)

How Historical Fiction Advances the Record of History: Stephanie Dray presents her novel The Women of Chateau Lafayette

New York Times bestselling author Stephanie Dray is renowned for novels about the "Founding Mothers" of the United States of America, most recently depicting the life of Adrienne Lafayette, a mother of two nations. Her diligent research for The Women of Chateau Lafayette has revealed previously buried truths that help re-shape the way historians and the general public views historical figures and events. She posits that writers of historical fiction have helped build a stronger understanding of history and she will explain how and why they do it.

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.

20210413-VL-The-Women-of-Chateau-Lafayette-Stephanie-DrayAbout our Presenter: Stephanie Dray is a New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author of historical women's fiction. Her award-winning work has been translated into eight languages. She lives in Maryland with her husband, cats, and history books. 


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