Capital District Genealogical Society: Spring Bonnets and Strong Minded Women, The Life and Times of Cynthia Van Name Hicks Leonard
Cynthia Van Name Hicks Leonard was born in Buffalo in 1829. She was a social reformer, suffragist, author, wife of a newspaper publisher, stage mom to "Lillian Russell", and ran for mayor of New York City in 1888. Her daughter Hattie Leonard Colburn lived in Schenectady and was one of the founders of the Schenectady County Historical Society and the local DAR chapter. Presented by Darlene and Fred Lee.
- Saturday, March 24, 2018
- 1:00pm - 4:00pm
- Stedman Room