Crosby Lecture On Historic Palaces


palacesOn Wednesday, Sept. 17, local historian Victoria Crosby will speak to a Roslyn Landmark Society audience on the subject of “Historic Royal Palaces.”

The lecture will take place on Sept. 17 at 7:30 p.m. at The Atria on Roslyn Harbor. Refreshments and a raffle will also be part of the evening’s festivities.

British-born Crosby’s involvement in the preservation of Long Island history and culture is extensive.

Crosby is the Vice President of Administration for the North Shore Historical Museum. She has also chaired fundraising events in Glen Cove mansions including three at Killenworth. Other fundraising events have included antiques appraisals and exhibits held at Winfield and Welwyn Mansions.

Crosby is past president of the Daughters of the British Empire (DBE) in New York State and Regent of the Long Island chapter, Westminster Abbey. In 2012, she was elected to the Board of Trustees of the Historic Royal Palaces in London.

The palaces include The Tower of London, Kensington Palace, The Banqueting House at Whitehall Palace, Hampton Court Palace, Kew Palace and Hillsborough Castle in  Northern Ireland.

The Atria of Roslyn Harbor is at 100 Landing Rd.

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