Learn about 'The Fabulous Women of Tuxedo Park'

Tuxedo Historical Society hosting author Chiu Yin Hempel Oct. 22


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  • Dorothy Draper, noted interior designer and Tuxedo Park resident, is one of the fabulous women of Tuxedo Park. Draper's life will be a topic at the Oct. 22 Tuxedo Historical Society presentation.




Join author Chiu Yin Hempel as she presents stories of The Fabulous Women of Tuxedo Park. This illustrated program tells the inspirational lives of many talented, courageous and determined Tuxedo Park women of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Sponsored by the Tuxedo Historical Society, it will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 22.

They fearlessly blazed the trail of gender equality well before it became fashionable or even possible for women to make significant social, artistic, intellectual and political contributions to the nation.

The remarkable tales of Katrina Trask, Maud Lorillard, Emily Post, Cora Potter, Dorothy Draper, Anna Venezia, among many others, guarantee to captivate the audience.

Hempel is the author of "Tuxedo Park: Lives, Legacies, Legends" and co-editor of "Tuxedo Park: The Historic Houses." Both books won the Award for Excellence from the Greater Hudson Heritage Network.

Hempel has worked in publishing positions at Pearson and The Economist Group. A trustee of the Preservation League of New York State, she is currently working on her third book on Tuxedo Park, focusing on its landscape and nature.

The program will be held on Oct. 22, at 7 p.m. at the Tuxedo Historical Society, 7 Hospital Road, Tuxedo Park. This is event is open to the public; admission is by donation. Seating is limited and registration is required. Email tuxedohistory@gmail.com or call 845-351-2926 to register.




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