REMARKABLE WOMEN OF OLD SAYBROOK, Author Tedd Levy, 143 pages.
Old Saybrook has been home to generations of remarkable women, many of whom have faced and overcome adversity to leave indelible marks on their town and its history. Among the women included in this publication is an early English colonial settler, the founder of a women’s college, a wife who supported her navy husband, an accomplished but unrecognized early novelist, a fighter for women’s divorce rights, a missionary who became an early physician and psychologist, a beloved educator who is memorialized at the U.S. Capitol, an advocate for women’s suffrage and birth control, the first female druggist in Connecticut, a prominent best-selling African-American author, a universally recognized actress, an admired school administrator, a group of young women who sent hometown news to World War II service people, a successful business woman, an author and historian, a public-spirited public official and a community minded women’s group. This publication chronicles the achievements of extraordinary women who broke barriers, changed their communities and expanded opportunities for future generations. Price includes Shipping & Handling