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Letters From Red Farm

April 21, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Letters From Red Farm with Elizabeth Emerson

Thursday, April 21 at 5:30pm

Award-winning artist and Chapel Hill resident Elizabeth Emerson will share the story of the 40-year friendship between Helen Keller and her great-great grandfather, Joseph Edgar Chamberlain, a renowned columnist, essayist, and editor.

Informed by a series of letters between the political activist and the journalist, as well as extensive research, Emerson explored the deep and enduring friendship between the two remarkable people.

Letters from Red Farm was chosen as “One of 16 Best Books to Buy for History Lovers” for the 2021 holiday season by the New England Historical Society.



At Eagle Lodge #19

142 W King St, Hillsborough, NC


This event will be live streamed.

Register to attend at www.orangehistorync.org/events, and choose ‘in-person’ or ‘virtual’ for your ticket type.