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The Inscription in the Window
April 22, 2017
Who was Stockade resident Grace Watkins? And what happened to her on April 22, 1883? For over 20 years Sylvie Briber has made the SCHS her second home as she searched for answers. Why? Because etched into the window of Sylvie's Washington Avenue home are the tiny letters: "Grace T. Watkins April 22nd 1883."
Join us for a book release party as Sylvie discusses her adventures in researching her home's story and the characters she's met along the way. Sylvie will read passages from her book, and answer questions about the Governor Yates family artifacts found in her home that now reside at SCHS. A few artifacts will be on display, and we're celebrating it all with cheesecake and chocolate!