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2021 Elsa Soderberg Distinguished Speaker Series: Dorothy Wickenden

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The Seward House Museum is pleased to announce the 2021 Elsa Soderberg Distinguished Speaker: Dorothy Wickenden. Wickenden is the Executive Editor of The New Yorker, in addition to author of The Agitators. This book explores how three extraordinary women changed history and advanced the cause of equality. United by roots in Auburn, the friendship between Harriet Tubman, Martha ….  Read More

The Agitators: A Virtual Evening with Author Dorothy Wickenden

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  Dorothy Wickenden is the author of Nothing Daunted and The Agitators, and has been the executive editor of The New Yorker since January 1996. She also writes for the magazine and is the moderator of its weekly podcast Politics and More. A former Nieman Fellow at Harvard, Wickenden was national affairs editor at Newsweek from 1993-1995, and before that was ….  Read More

Live Dramatic Reading: Seward Family Couples

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During the month of February 2021, the Seward House Museum will be spotlighting three generations of Seward couples and sharing historic family letters. This month-long celebration also features a live dramatic reading of letters written by William and Frances Seward. Tune in via the Seward House Museum’s Facebook page to delve into the institutions of ….  Read More