History Conversations: “Sanctified Sisters of Colesville: The Hidden History of Commonwealth Farm”

Stay connected from home with “History Conversations,” weekly virtual lectures from Montgomery History's talented corps of speakers covering a wide variety of local history topics. Each lecture is livestreamed via Zoom and then posted to our website for a week.

“Sanctified Sisters of Colesville:  The Hidden History of Commonwealth Farm”
with Julianne Mangin
Tuesday, March 30 @ 2:00 p.m.

Learn the hidden history behind a feminist commune that ran Commonwealth Farm Inn in Colesville from 1903-1947. These savvy business women ran an inn and restaurant that was a popular country retreat for Washingtonians. How did they end up in Montgomery County, and why was their presence forgotten? It’s a fascinating story of women determined to control their own spiritual and economic destinies.

Visit https://montgomeryhistory.org/mhconnected/watch/ for the link to register for the Zoom session. Because of the increasing popularity of our History Conversations, we’ve updated our Zoom platform so it now accommodates 500 people! If the Zoom session reaches capacity, you can watch on Facebook where it’ll be streamed live. Pre-registration is still recommended, so that you get a reminder prior to the event.

If you have further questions about accessing the conversation via Zoom, please contact Matt Gagle, Director of Programs, at MGagle@MontgomeryHistory.org.

Tuesday, March 30 at 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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