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Nantucket Cheese for Lafayette

"Nantucket Cheese for Lafayette"

A Reading & Talk

with author

Suzy Joy

Who was gifted a 500 pound cheese from the Island of Nantucket?

Who was a staunch Abolitionist and Proto-feminist?

Who spent the family fortune to feed and clothe American Patriots?

Who sent 7 dogs to George Washington, starting the American Foxhound breed?

French Freedom Fighter and Hero of the American Revolution


That's Who!

Sunday ~ August 6th ~ 4:30 pm

at the Glebe House Museum

49 Hollow Road

Woodbury, CT 06798


Adults $10 / Children are Free

Join us as we welcome "Nantucket Cheese for Lafayette" author Suzy Joy, to read her inspiring story, told from the point of view of Adrienne and James, mice living on the Island of Nantucket as the American Revolution unfolds.

Susan "Suzy" Joy is a Daughter of the American Revolution and a distant cousin of the Marquis de Lafayette. She is the Co-Chair of the New York City

American Friends of Lafayette Committee commemorating the Bicentennial of

Lafayette's Farewell Tour of America 1824-1825.

Suzy enjoys sharing her passion for American history through her many volunteer activities and generous gifts of her time and talent.

Copies of the book will be available for $20 each

A limited number of Hand-Made Mice are available for $40 per pair.

This reading & talk is appropriate for all ages ~ the Young & the Young at Heart!

Space is limited. Registration is recommended but not required.

Contact the Museum Office by phone or email to register.

203-263-2855 /


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