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Franklina C. Gray: The Grand Tour, a Book Club with the Camron-Stanford House

Sunday, June 9, 2019, 9:30 PM



Ever wondered about the lives of Oakland's Victorian residents?
Take a peek into the travels of Franklina C. Gray through her own writings and pages from her scrapbook. We'll enjoy light refreshments and discuss the book Franklina C. Gray: The Grand Tour, then we will head across the street for a free tour of Camron-Stanford house and the opportunity to see the original documents on exhibit.
You can check out the book from the library or purchase it online. But even if you don't get a chance to read it, you're still welcome to attend.
The Camron-Stanford House is located at 1418 Lakeside Drive in Oakland. It is the last of the beautiful 19th century mansions that once surrounded Lake Merritt and was the home to five influential families before becoming the first museum in the City of Oakland. The restored home helps visitors time travel to the 1880s and enter meticulously recreated living spaces. In addition, the house presents various exhibits throughout the year that focus on aspects of Victorian life and culture.

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125 14th Street
Oakland, CA 94612

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