Prof to discuss Katharine Lee Bates

Katharine Lee Bates

Melinda Ponder, Professor of English at Pine Manor College and a Wellesley College graduate, will discuss the life of Katharine Lee Bates.  She will focus, in particular, on Bates’ life and academic career here in the Town of Wellesley including her famous work “America the Beautiful”.

The talk will take place at 2pm on March 31 at Wellesley Free Library, which co-hosts the event with Wellesley Historical Society.


We take a spin on Katharine Lee Bates’ very own ‘O Beautiful’ Cape Cod Bikeway

Katharine Lee Bates has her very own U.S. postage stamps

What about that other famous Wellesley author, Sylvia Plath?