Friday, May 24, 2013

Derby Historical Society to hold Silver Tea fundraiser

ANSONIA - Historical interpreter Tammy Denease will portray Elizabeth Keckley in a program, "A Letter to Frederick," July 8 at the Derby Historical Society's 23rd Annual Silver Tea.

Keckley was a former slave who became seamstress and confidante to Mary Todd Lincoln. She wrote a book about her experiences.  

The event will run from 2-4:30 p.m. at Molto Bene restaurant (formerly John J. Sullivan's), 557 Wakelee Ave.

Donation is $25 a person.
To make a reservation, call 203-735-1908 or 203-676-0324.

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