What was life really like below stairs at place like Downton Abbey? Could the chauffeur really marry the daughter of an Earl? Would a maid help move a dead body to protect her mistress' reputation? What about all that free time?
The program begins at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24, at the Britt Public Library. It is sponsored by the Friends of the Britt Public Library and is free and open to the public.
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Historian and educator Kathy Wilson reveals the answers to these questions and more at a program, “Downstairs at Downton” focusing on the realities of domestic service at Highclere Castle, the real Downton Abbey, during early 20th century.