New Women's Exhibit Available at RVC Museum

Phillips House Museum to showcase work from author Marilyn Nunes Devlin.

Marilyn Nunes Devlin, author of "Rockville Centre: The Heritage and History of a Village" and archivest at the Phillips House Museum, has created an exhibit entitled "Rockville Centre's Heritage and Herstory" to celebrate women of Rockville Centre for Women's History Month.

Included in the exhibit will be: "Girl Scouts, Leaders in the Making," "The Suffrage Movement," "She Wore A Yellow Ribbon" and "The Red Cross, On the Home Front, War and Rememberance." Devlin will be present on opening day to sign her book.

Opening day of the exhibit is March 3. At 2 p.m., a dramatization entitled "First Lady Martha Washington" starring Tom Bucaria, Matthew Geyer, Brittanhy Berke, Nicole Goldstein and Maryjane Reagan will be presented as a radio station program. Mary Bossart, Museum trustee and former mayor of Rockville Centre, has adapted the short story murder mystery for the presentation.

After the dramatization authentic Colonial Period refreshments will be served. 

The exhibit, playl and refreshments are all free of charge. Residents can arrive any time after 1 p.m. on March 3. The museum is located at 28 Hempstead Ave. in Rockville Centre.


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