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Published on Aug 13, 2010
Sunday, July 18th, 2010 at Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, MA
Actors appear in costume to pay tribute to the life of Margaret Fuller (1810-1850). Bree Harvey, Director of Education and Visitor Services for the cemetary introduces the event. The service is led by Rev. Rosemarie Smurzynski.
Actors participating are as follows: Jessa Piaia as Margaret Fuller Wendell Refior as Ralph Waldo Emerson Rob Velella as James Freeman Clarke Dorothy Emerson as Elizabeth Peabody Richard Smith as Henry David Thoreau Deborah Goss as Julia Ward Howe
Directed ant text compiled by Rob Velella Filmed and edited by Josie Sedgwick
This event is part of the Bicentennial Conversations Series, supported by a grant from Mass Humanities and modeled after the Conversations Margaret Fuller offered for women (and later men) in Boston in the late 1830s and early 1840s. It is co-sponsored by the Margaret Fuller Bicentennial Committee and the Friends of Mount Auburn and is part of a year-long series of events celebrating Margaret Fuller's life and work.
For more information visit www.margaretfuller.org.