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Scoundrels: The Life of Susie Lewis
October 12 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Lacey City Hall Council Chambers

Oct. 12, 2022 6:30 pm Oct. 12, 2022 7:30 pm America/Los_Angeles Lacey Parks Events Location: Lacey City Hall Council Chambers and Online Over a century ago, Tumwater resident Susie Lewis suffered a chain of tragedies: abuse, broken homes, infidelity, murder, abandonment, divorce, a child’s death, a fatal disease. And her misfortunes continued even after she died. Curator Karen Johnson presents an illustrated true-crime talk about Susie’s life and loves, including the scoundrels who hounded her to an early grave.   Lacey City Hall Council Chambers
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Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 6:30 p.m.

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Program Description

Over a century ago, Tumwater resident Susie Lewis suffered a chain of tragedies: abuse, broken homes, infidelity, murder, abandonment, divorce, a child’s death, a fatal disease. And her misfortunes continued even after she died. Curator Karen Johnson presents an illustrated true-crime talk about Susie’s life and loves, including the scoundrels who hounded her to an early grave.


Speaker Bio

Karen Johnson has worked in the museum field since 2001. She has written many history articles and co-authored two books about a Washington pioneer. She currently serves as the curator at the Olympia Tumwater Foundation, and as the editor of the Thurston County Historical Journal.