An Independent Woman in the Age of Revolution
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 820 , Segment 1
Episode: Eliza Pinckney
- Jan 11, 2021 7:00 pm
- 37:35 mins
Eliza Lucas Pinckney was one of the wealthiest planters in South Carolina before the American Revolution. She took control of her father’s estate at 16, and she made a fortune off indigo in the Caribbean. She left detailed records of her complicated life. Guest: Lorri Glover, Professor of History at Saint Louis University, and author of "Eliza Lucas Pinckney: An Independent Woman in the Age of Revolution"