Upcoming Event: Author Talk with Mary Calvi on her book Dear George, Dear Mary
Wednesday, February 5th, 2020, at 7:30 PM
Perrot Memorial Library
In advance of Presidents Day, join Perrot in welcoming Mary Calvi, a television news anchor and winner of ten New York Emmy Awards, who will discuss her debut novel, Dear George, Dear Mary: A Novel of George Washington’s First Love. Based on thousands of archived letters, eyewitness accounts, and journal entries, the novel explores the relationship between George Washington and Mary Eliza Philipse, his first love and the richest belle of colonial America. This never-before-told store, hidden away for centuries, reveals the unrequited love that helped to ignite a cause that became the American Revolution.