Author: William Klaber

Five Reasons to Love The Rebellion of Miss Lucy Ann Lobdell by William Klaber

Posted March 12, 2015 in Reviews / 11 Comments
Five Reasons to Love The Rebellion of Miss Lucy Ann Lobdell by William Klaber

In 1855, Lucy Ann Lobdell cut her hair, donned her brother’s clothing, and ran away from her home in southern New York to live the rest of her life as a man. Her travels took her down the Erie Canal to Pennsylvania, to the western frontier in Minnesota, and back east again, where she found love with a fellow runaway named Marie. During her lifetime, Lucy, who went by Joseph, professed a desire to write a memoir of her life; now, more […]