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“The Dooleys of Richmond” Book & Author Event

Dr. Mary Lynn Bayliss presents an overview of her recently published book, The Dooleys of Richmond, which tells the story of a dynamic Irish Catholic immigrant family who came to Virginia in the nineteenth century. James Henry Dooley became a leading Richmond lawyer and philanthropist, builds a fortune through the development of railroads and plays a key role in the emergence of the New South. He and his wife Sallie built Maymont, their Gilded Age estate, today recognized as a major historic site in Virginia. Join us to celebrate the culmination of many years of research at a book signing and reception following the lecture. Register online.

“The Dooleys of Richmond” Book & Author Event