Martha Washington program @ 3 OCL branches

TOMS RIVER –  In her Grande Dames of the American Revolution series, actress and historical re-enactor Maggie Worsdale will present a program about Martha Washington.

The presentation, to be held in three Ocean County Library branches, is part of the library’s National Women’s History Month recognition.

Martha Dandridge Custis Washington was called Lady Washington by American soldiers who fought in the Revolution because of her kindness to them and concern for their health during the war.

The presentations will be held:

2 p.m. Saturday March 7 at the Point Pleasant Borough branch, 834 Beaver Dam Rd., 732-295-1555,

7 p.m. Monday March 9 at the Beachwood branch, 126 Beachwood Blvd., 732-244-4573, and

7 p.m. Thursday March 26 at the Brick Branch, 301 Chambers Bridge Rd., 732-477-4513.

The programs are free to the public but registration is required. To register telephone the branch or go to the library Web site: www.theoceancountylibrary.org , click on the “Events & News” icon, then click on “Calendar of Events.”

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