When: Monday, April 3 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Where: Vivace Restaurant

Cost: $65.00 for 1 session(s) Includes Lunch

Type: In Person


Instructor: Wynne Brown is the author of The Forgotten Botanist, Sara Plummer Lemmon’s Life of Science and Art
Wynne Brown

Hear the remarkable story of Sara Plummer Lemmon, a woman who discovered who she was by leaving everything behind. Her inspiring story is one of resilience, determination, and courage.

In 1870 at age 33,  Sara left the East Coast and moved west to to Santa Barbara, where she taught herself botany and established the town’s first library. Ten years later she married botanist John Gill Lemmon, and together the two discovered hundreds of new plant species, many of them illustrated by Sara, an accomplished artist. She and JG found new plant species in Arizona, California, Oregon, and Mexico and traveled throughout the Southwest with such friends as John Muir and Clara Barton. Sara also found time to work as a journalist and as an activist in women’s suffrage and forest conservation.

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