Worcester French Connection: The Foundation des Etats-Unis

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History / Heritage - Lecture/Discussion

Date & Time: Thursday, May 17, 2018
7:00 PM-8:00 PM
Suggested Audiences: Elders, Adult, College, High School
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Worcester Historical Museum
30 Elm Street
Worcester, MA 01609
Cost: Free
Description: La Fondation Americaine, or the Foundation des Etats-Unis (FEU) in Paris, is the subject of a presentation by its current directors Sophie Vasset and Anne Cremieux. Hear the story that motivated Homer and Mabel Gage of Worcester to fund a very special "American Dormitory." Peter Hansen, director of International and Global Studies at WPI, will respond to their presentation with an extended look at the Gage's Worcester legacy in Worcester.
More Information: E-mail: info@worcesterhistory.net
Entered by: Worcester Historical Museum

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Created: May 10, 2018 at 4:49 PM
Last Modified: May 12, 2018 at 3:34 PM

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