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Happy Birthday, Caroline Ferriday.

July 4th seems a perfect birthday for Caroline, the anniversary of the date when our thirteen colonies declared themselves a new nation. It seems fitting today to celebrate this strong, independent women who did so much for others. Thank you to Ronald Duelks who paid his respects to Caroline this weekend at beautiful Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx, … More Happy Birthday, Caroline Ferriday.

An Incredible Day at The Bellamy-Ferriday House

June 10th was such a great day–I got to meet so many wonderful Lilac Girls readers and hang out at the world’s most beautiful place, The Bellamy-Ferriday House and Gardens. Signed a lot of books and we awarded the first ever Caroline Ferriday French Prize to a local high school graduate, Ryan Rescsanski. (If you couldn’t … More An Incredible Day at The Bellamy-Ferriday House

A Lovely New Caroline Picture

  Many thanks to Caroline Ferriday’s cousin Alexander “Sandy” Neave who recently shared this wonderful photo with me. I love finding old pictures of Caroline I’ve never seen, but this one is really special since it captures a moment with her cousins frozen in time. From left to right: Alexander C. Neave (Sandy’s father), Esther Baker Young, … More A Lovely New Caroline Picture