Greenwich to Celebrate Founding Mother Sarah Bush at Town Hall Fourth of July Event

Cos Cob, CT – Exactly who was Sarah Bush? Every third grade student in town comes to know her as they learn the history of their town through a program sponsored by the Greenwich Historical Society. Her elegant portrait, hanging prominently in the Historical Society’s circa 1730 Bush-Holley House (the town’s only Registered National Landmark), depicts an older lady of means, sportinunnamedg a tidy lace cap
and a benevolent smile. Was she an ancestor of presidents? A matriarch? A slaveholder? Find out about this founding mother at this year’s Independence Day program at Greenwich Town Hall.

As the first American flag to celebrate Greenwich history is raised and Greenwich Scouts parade the standards of the 13 Colonies, we’ll also salute Greenwich patriots who died in the Revolutionary War, meet residents descended from early Greenwich families and recognize a new generation of Good Citizen Award winners from the town’s public and private schools. Appropriate for all ages, the program is a fun and fitting way to kick off the celebration of our country’s birthday. Refreshments for all will follow inside Town Hall.

Monday, July 4, 2016 at 9:00 am
Greenwich Town Hall
101 Field Point Road, Greenwich, CT

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