The Many Lives of Gertrude Sanford Legendre
Presented by Kathryn Smith.
Aiken County native and long-time Berkeley County resident Legendre lived a big life. She was a New York rich girl and debutante, equestrienne and big-game hunter, flapper and party-goer, explorer and naturalist, society bride and socialite, South Carolina plantation owner and hostess, World War II spy and German prisoner of war, philanthropist and grande dame of Charleston society and, finally, a conservationist. Follow the 20th century with Gertie, who was born in 1902 and died in 2000. Illustrated lecture.