Author Event: Paul Hicks “John E. Parsons: An Eminent New Yorker in the Gilded Age”


Wednesday, November 2, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm



Local author, Paul Hicks discusses his book “John E. Parsons: An Eminent New Yorker in the Gilded Age.” — the captivating biography of a man who was widely admired during his long life (1829–1915) as a distinguished attorney, prominent philanthropist and dedicated reformer. While the book highlights Parsons’s life as a successful New Yorker, it also describes the country life he enjoyed with his family on their estate in Lenox, Massachusetts and at his boyhood home in Rye, New York. Parsons was a great philanthropist, one of his namesakes includes The Parsons School, in Harrison, New York.

Refreshments compliments of the Friends of the Harrison Public Library

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Harrison Public Library
2 Bruce Avenue
Harrison, NY
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Times: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Presenter: Harrison Public Library
Presenter Phone: 9148350324
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