Join historian Cathy Polovina as she follows her curiosity and explores "Old Weird America," to look a bit closer at a variety of adventurous, innovative, and unusual characters throughout American history.
The Girl on the Red Velvet Swing:
Evelyn Nesbit and the 1906 “Crime of the Century”
When innocent 16-year-old Gibson Girl model Evelyn Nesbit met 47-year-old architect Stanford White in turn-of the-century New York City, the stage was set for an explosive sex and murder scandal that brought America into the modern age of celebrity culture.
Thursday, September 12
6:00 - 7:00 PM