The Costs of Luxury in Early America Lecture and Book Signing at the Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden

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    When:
    March 25, 2014 – March 26, 2014 all-day America/New York Timezone
    2014-03-25T04:00:00+00:00
    2014-03-26T04:00:00+00:00
    Where:
    Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden
    421 East 61st Street, New York, NY 10065
    USA

    Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden

    Lecture & Book Signing

    On March 25 at 6:30pm

    Lecture and book signing with Jennifer Anderson, author of Mahogany:

    The Costs of Luxury in Early America

    Dr. Anderson will explore the motivations behind the desire for mahogany in the 19th century and the schemes that developed to satisfy the demand. Hear the complex and previously untold story of human and environmental exploitation behind the early mahogany trade.  Tickets are $18 Adults and $15 Members and Students.