Lorena S. Walsh

  • Hodson Trust-John Carter Brown Fellow, 2010-2011

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Lorena S. Walsh


    Historian Lorena Walsh devoted her Hodson-Brown fellowship to work on the second volume of a sweeping history of Chesapeake plantations. Tentatively titled “To Labour for Profit”: Plantation Management in the Revolutionary and Early National Chesapeake, 1764-1820, the project follows up on her 2010 publication, Motives of Honor, Pleasure, and Profit: Plantation Management in the Chesapeake, 1607-1763. Walsh is a 27-year veteran of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.