'Martha Ann's Quilt for Queen Victoria'

Northeast Library

'Martha Ann's Quilt for Queen Victoria'

Saturday, April 12, 2014, 1 p.m.

Martha Ann's Quilt for Queen VictoriaThe Victorian Society of America, Washington Metropolitan Chapter, presents author Kyra E. Hicks.

Hicks will describe her efforts to discover the story of Martha Ann Ricks. Born into slavery in Tennessee, Ricks embarked on a 50-year quest to meet Queen Victoria and present her with a quilt.

The audience will have an opportunity to purchase the book after the presentation.