First Lady of the Confederacy: An Intimate Conversation with Varina Howell David presented by Rosann Pellegrino

This free one-hour program on July 18 will include the showing of an independently-produced film about Varina Howell Davis, First Lady of the Confederate States of America and second wife of President Jefferson Davis. The film, starring Pellegrino and based on her one act play, dramatizes Varina’s childhood, marriage, public life, Civil War memories, post war struggles, her changed attitude toward slavery and her vision for the country.


July 18, 12 NOON


Rosann Pellegrino