Join the Roslyn Landmark Society as we Kick Off Our Monthly Lecture Series!
“Historic Royal Palaces”
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 7:30pm
The Atria (99 Landing Road, Roslyn)
Enter to Win Dinner & Movie for 2!
(Drawing will be held that evening)
No RSVP needed. Call 516-625-4363 or email email@example.com for more information.
About Victoria Crosby
British born Victoria Crosby's involvement in the preservation of Long Island history and culture is extensive. Victoria is the Vice President of Administration for the North Shore Historical Museum and helped restore the 1909 Courthouse in Glen Cove. She has also chaired fundraising events in Glen Cove mansions including three at Killenworth. Other fundraising events have included antiques appraisals and exhibits held at Winfield and Welwyn Mansions. In addition to being Glen Cove Poet Laureate since 1994, Victoria is the founder and President of the Glen Cove Arts Council, (GCAC) a charity that exposes low-income youth to the arts by visits to museums, theater, ballet and opera and offers scholarships to talented youth.
Victoria is past president of the Daughters of the British Empire (DBE) in New York State, a national organization of women of British birth and heritage, and Regent of the Long Island chapter, Westminster Abbey. She has been the DBE poet laureate since 2009.
In 2012, Victoria was elected to the Board of Trustees of the Historic Royal Palaces in London.
The palaces include The Tower of London, Kensington Palace, The Banqueting House at Whitehall Palace, Hampton Court Palace, Kew Palace and Hillsborough Castle in Northern Ireland.
Victoria is currently a reporter, for the Leader newspaper and features writer and poet for 25A Magazine.
The Roslyn Landmark Society was founded in 1961 as a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving & promoting the history and historic resources of Roslyn & Long Island's North Shore.