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NCHS Speaker Night Features the Sargent’s of Nevada County

Two people who were hugely influential in the struggle for women’s equality and who hale from Nevada City will be the topic of a Readers Theater performance at the Nevada County Historical Society Speaker Night tonight. Bill Trzeciak  says he  wrote the script about Aaron Augustus Sargent and his wife Ellen Clark Sargent when he was doing some political research.
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Aaron Augustus Sargent  came to Nevada city first and struggled for a while to find his calling before he settled on politics.
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He returned to Massachusetts,  married his childhood sweetheart Ellen Clark Sargent and brought her to live in Nevada City,  and they both became hugely influential in the struggle for women’s equality.  The program titled “Her Own Quiet Legend: The Sargent’s of Nevada County and Women’s Right to Vote, will be presented by a cast of twelve members of the Lake Wildwood  Readers Theatre  at The Nevada County Historical Society Speaker Night event this evening at 7p.m.  in the Gene Albaugh Community Room at the Madelyn Helling Library in Nevada City  It’s free to the public.

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