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Francis Dubois Discusses Lafayette and l’Hermione at the Schoolhouse Summer Series
June 26, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
Schoolhouse Summer Series – Free Lectures
Village Voices at The Old Schoolhouse on Front Street
Greenport, LI, NY
Friday June 26 * Doors Open 6 pm * Talk at 7 pm
“Lafayette, l’Hermione and Madame Lafayette”
A week before Lafayette’s frigate arrives in Greenport, Francis Dubois will give a presentation on the Marquis de Lafayette, his accomplishments in the service of both France and the United States, and the role of his beloved wife Adrienne . If you want to know why Lafayette has been named “The Hero of the Two Worlds ” please join us Friday, June 26 at 7 pm (doors open at 6) at the Old Red Kindergarten Schoolhouse, Front Street, in Greenport.
An evening not to be missed !!!
About Francis Dubois
Born in Alsace, France, Francis Dubois spent his career working for the United Nations in Africa, the Middle East and at Headquarters in New York. He served as UN Ambassador in Iraq, Algeria and later in Tunisia.
He is an active member of several non-governmental organizations: he is the President of the Comité du Souvenir Lafayette in New York and member of the Greenport Improvement Committee, his motto being ” If you do not like Greenport, you may not enjoy Paradise.”