History Happy Hour: Elizabeth Van Lew and the “One Absorbing Desire of Her Heart”

Date(s)

  • September 10, 2019 | 6:30 pm

One of Richmond’s unsung heroines is also one of its most reviled villains. Explore the life and legacy of this Richmond native, slaveowner, abolitionist, and spymaster. How did she infiltrate the Confederate government? How has her image evolved over time?

Speaker: Tally Botzer, ACWM
Cost: Free