The Richest Woman in America: Hetty Green in the Gilded Age
4:00 p.m. Mon, Aug 12, 2013
Venue: The Mount
2 Plunkett St., Lenox, MA 01240Contact:
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Renowned author Janet Wallach explores the life of Hetty Green, America's first female tycoon. Green, considered an eccentric by her friends and "The Witch of Wall Street" by her enemies, bucked conventional wisdom and amassed a fortune equal to more than two billion dollars today. This lecture is sold out. However, we are offering special tickets for a simulanteous audiocast in the room adjacent to the Stable auditorium. Patrons will be able to attend the tea and book signing following the lecture. Price: Members $5, General $10. No visuals will be available during the audiocast. For tickets, please call (413) 551-5100.