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Posted on: November 8, 2011

[ARCHIVED] Free "Governor Sprague and His Women" reading and discussion

Governor William Sprague was rich, handsome and dashing. He married the beautiful Kate Chase, daughter of then U.S. Treasury Secretary Salmon P. Chase in Abraham Lincoln's cabinet. Governor Sprague's Narragansett home was the fabulous Canonchet mansion. An opera is being written about the Governor's dramatic life and loves.

Actors from Peg Fradette's Cornerstone Playhouse, directed by David DiLullo, Theater Director, Visual & Performing Arts Chair, The Prout School will perform followed by Q and A's with Richard Vangermeersch, author and historian.

For further information, please call Shirley Eastham at 783-8907.

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