THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN POSTPONED. THIS ACTION IS ALIGNED WITH RECOMMENDATIONS TO LIMIT THE SPREAD OF COVID-19.
On Saturday, March 14 at 1 p.m., the Courthouse Docket continues with a presentation by the Museum Auxiliary in honor of Women's History Month. The seventh in their series of dramas featuring notable women in San Mateo County history, this year the focus is on women who supported the arts and culture in San Mateo County’s past.
Reenactors will be representing various notable women including: Kate Birdsall Johnson (1834-1893), a Menlo Park philanthropist; Gertrude Atherton (1857-1948), author of novels, shorts stories and essays; Leonora Armsby (1874-1962), president of the San Francisco Symphony and the Philharmonic Society of San Mateo County; Margaret Pauline Brown (1875-1959), a Colma teacher; Sybil Easterday (1876-1961), a painter and sculptor from Tunitas Creek; Mary Margaret Anderson (1926-2019), a Menlo Park art collector and philanthropist who donated the Anderson Collection at Stanford; and Arabella Decker, a Half Moon Bay painter. During the play, they will be interviewed by Willa Okker Iverson, a reporter from the County's past.