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A Georgetown Life: The Reminiscences of Britannia Wellington Peter Kennon with Grant S. Quertermous
  • Date: Friday, December 04, 2020
  • Time: 3:00 pm
  • Location: Online

As curator of Tudor Place, Grant Quertermous, in his book, A Georgetown Life, is uniquely qualified to tell this special American story of life in the oldest neighborhood in the nation’s capital. As a Georgetown resident for nearly a century, Britannia Wellington Peter Kennon (1815 ― 1911) was close to the key political events of her time. Born into the prominent Peter family, Kennon came into contact with the many notable historical figures of the day who often visited Tudor Place, her home for over ninety years. Now published for the first time, the record of her experiences offers a unique insight into nineteenth-century American history.