Event Type: Author Events
Date: Friday, February 05, 2010
Start Time: 7:00 PM
Place: St. Louis County Library Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh, St. Louis, MO 63131
Description: Ruth Ann (Abels) Hager, St. Louis County Library reference specialist and genealogist, will discuss her new book "Dred and Harriet Scott: Their Family Story." Since her discovery of new information about Harriet Scott in 2006, Hager has researched the family's story with the support and endorsement of descendants and the Dred Scott Heritage Foundation. Her groundbreaking research opens up a new chapter of St. Louis history. Lynn Jackson, great-great-grand-daughter of Dred and Harriet and President of the Dred Scott Heritage Foundation, will offer introductory remarks.