Virtual Family History Benefit Event

Honoring author and historian Jill Lepore

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Schedule of Events

5:00 - 5:30 p.m. EDT
Exclusive Virtual Reception with Honoree
(Patron or Benefactor registration required)

5:30 - 6:30 p.m. EDT
Presentation of Honoree’s Genealogy
Talk by Jill Lepore: Face to Face: American Portraits, American History
Q&A with the audience

Shared over Zoom Video Conferencing. Access to a personal device and internet connection is required to take full advantage of this program.

Gold Benefactors

John E. and Julie M. Corcoran
J. Philip and Jennifer London
Mark Kimball Nichols and Lowell Massey

Silver Benefactors

Jonathan Buck Treat and Leslie Aitken
Nancy S. Maulsby
Nancy and John W. Webster

Welch and Forbes LLC


Sumner E. Anderson
Judith Avery
Stephen H. and Margaret Case

Sherry Edwards
Gerry and MaryLee Halpin
Jo Anne C. Makely
Jonathan W. and Deanna Ho Montgomery
Robert Russell Perry
Kate and Peter Van Demark
Albert J. Zdenek, Jr.


Sara and Robb Aley Allan
John G. L. and Carroll Cabot
Sarah E. Gunderson
Marjorie Turrell Julian
Nina and Marshall Moriarty
Olivia Hood Parker
Helen and DuWayne Sayles
M. David and Mary Alice Sherrill
Herbert D. Simons
Stephen Symchych
Mary Tedesco
Lynn and Thomas Trowbridge

Purchase a signed copy of Jill Lepore's book, These Truths: A History of the United States.

Jill Lepore is the David Woods Kemper ’41 Professor of American History at Harvard University. She is also a staff writer at The New Yorker, a celebrated author, and the host of the podcast The Last Archive. A prize-winning professor, she teaches classes in evidence, historical methods, humanistic inquiry, and American history. As a wide-ranging and prolific essayist, Lepore writes about American history, law, literature, and politics. She is the author of many award-winning books, including the international bestseller, These Truths: A History of the United States (2018). Her latest book is IF THEN: How the Simulmatics Corporation Invented the Future. 

For information contact Courtney Reardon, Events Manager, at or 617-226-1215.