Historical Lecture Series: Innovators & Inventors – Book Talk: An American Phoenix

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Author Sarah Skinner Kilborne will give a talk about her new book regarding her ancestor William Skinner, a leading founder of the American Silk industry. Kilborne will relate the remarkable nineteenth century history about Skinner – who lost everything in 1874’s Mill River Flood, and his inspiring journey to the pinnacle of the business world. Sponsored by the Kittredge Center at Holyoke Community College. Suggested donation $5