Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1877/08/03 Louise Evelina du Pont, the daughter of Henry A du Pont and Pauline Foster du Pont, is born at the family estate, Winterthur. Raised at Winterthur, Louise was educated at home. Born Winterthur Museum and Gardens Wilmington
1896/00/00 Louise Evelina du Pont coming-out party is held in New York in 1896. During the late 1890s, she spent the winter months in New York City, enjoying shopping and social life during the heyday of high society. Debutante
1897/00/00 Louise du Pont organizes "Willing Helpers," a group of young women which met Saturday mornings to make clothing for babies at a Wilmington day nursery. She lead this group for three years. Benefactor
1900/06/28 Louise du Pont marries Francis B Crowninshield. There were no children by this marriage. They had homes in Marblehead and Boston, Massachusetts, Boca Grande, Florida, and the du Pont family estate, Eleutherian Mills, north of Wilmington, Delaware. Bride Marriage of Louise du Pont and Francis B Crowninshield
1925/00/00 One of Louise du Pont Crowninshield's earliest historic restoration projects was the original du Pont family estate, Eleutherian Mills, where she lived during the spring and fall months. Work Eleutherian Mills Wilmington
1930/00/00 The intricate ceiling over the front stairway is restored by Mrs Francis B Crowninshield of Boston. Benefactor Joseph Manigault House Charleston
1934/00/00 1934-1952, Louise du Pont Crowninshield works in historic restoration in Virginia, were she was a regent at the Kenmore Association. Work Kenmore Fredericksburg
1949/00/00 National Trust for Historic Preservation is established. Founding Trustee
1955/00/00 President Dwight D Eisenhower appoints Louise du Pont Crowninshield to the Boston National Historic Sites Commission. Work Boston National Historical Park Boston
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