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Russell Sage, The Money King
August 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Friends of Oakwood will offer a lecture on Thursday August 8 at 7pm at the Earl Chapel. Please note this is a change in date from our brochure listing. Call to register: 518-328-0090. Pay on arrival. $15.pp
Michael Barrett will present the intriguing details of the life of Russell Sage. A quintessential Robber Baron of the Gilded Age, Sage was most likely the wealthiest man in America at the time of his death in 1906. His wife’s reaction to his passing is one of the greatest stories of philanthropic retaliation in American history. Light refreshments will follow.