The Story of Elizabeth Hallett
Sat Nov 3, 1:00 pm
Meet the Author!
Meet Dr. William Hallett, a descendant!
About the book:
Her first husband was the playboy son of a prominent family, and her first cousin. Her second went insane. Authorities wanted her dead for marrying her third.
The truth is always is more fascinating than fiction!
INSUBORDINATE SPIRIT: A True Story of Life and Loss in Earliest America 1610-1665 is an academically acclaimed work of new research by Missy Wolfe that tells the compelling story of Elizabeth Fones Winthrop Feake Hallett, one of the first settlers of 17th-century Astoria.
Come hear author Missy Wolfe discuss early Astoria/Hallett’s point and the Elizabeth Hallett story.
Please also note special guest: Dr. William Hallett, a direct descendant of Elizabeth will be on hand to also answer questions about his family and the significant role they played in our community!
Copies of the book will be available for sale.
Fee: Free to GAHS members, $5.00 non-members
These programs are supported by public funds from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs.
Additional support provided by the membership of the Greater Astoria Historical Society.