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Lunch and Learn: Elizabeth Yates McGreal

July 25, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Elizabeth Yates McGreal Carolina's Courage book cover

Elizabeth Yates McGreal (1905-2001), was an author, humanitarian, and activist best known for her 1950 book Amos Elizabeth Yates McGrealFortune, Free Man. The author of more than 20 books for adults and children, McGreal began her career writing in New York in the 1920s. After her marriage in 1929, Elizabeth and William McGreal spent a decade in Europe before settling in an old farmhouse in Peterborough that they named Shieling.

At this Lunch and Learn, we will explore McGreal’s writing career and her collaborations with illustrator Nora Unwin, her work on behalf of the NH Association for the Blind, and her efforts to preserve the environment.

Lunch and Learn programs begin with a delicious lunch of wrap sandwiches and salad followed by a light dessert. After the meal, guest enjoy a lively, illustrated talk.

Tickets are $15 ($12 for Monadnock Center members). Seating is limited and tickets must be purchased in advance. Buy your tickets online below or call the Monadnock Center at (603)924-3235.

Lunch & Learn 7/25/19

If you have special dietary needs, please make a note in your ticket order and we will be happy to accommodate your requirements.

Note: The Monadnock Center uses PayPal to securely process your ticket purchase. You do not need a PayPal account to purchase your tickets. 


Lunch and Learn at the Monadnock Center is a program series that explore variety of topics in Monadnock Region history. Lunch and Learn is held monthly.


July 25, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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