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Ferdinand Ward: 19th-Century Swindler Talk & Tour

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Time Out says

Historian Geoffrey Ward tells the story of his swindling great-grandfather, Ferdinand Ward, about whom he wrote the book A Disposition to Be Rich: How a Small-Town Pastor's Son Ruined an American President, Brought on a Wall Street Crash, and Made Himself the Best-Hated Man in the United States. Afterward, take a trolley tour of the grounds, where the con man is buried.

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Event website:
green-wood.com
Address:
Contact:
718-768-7300
Price:
talk free; trolley tour $20, members $15
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