Patented in 1904, Monopoly was originally called “The Landlord’s Game” and did NOT include “Pass Go, Collect $200.”
Join us and find out what it included instead!
Monopoly! The Real Story Behind America’s Most Popular Game
In this webinar, Mary Pilon, author of The Monopolists reveals the unknown story of how the famed game, Monopoly came into existence, the reinvention of its history by Parker Brothers and multiple media outlets, the lost female originator of the game, and one man’s lifelong obsession to tell the true story about the game’s questionable origins.
This interactive talk will dive into the gripping social history of corporate greed that illuminates the cutthroat nature of American business over the last century, and draw some interesting parallels with new developments in today’s market place.
The presentation will be followed by a community Q&A.
Date: Thursday, April 13, 2023
Time: 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM ET
Location: ONLINE via Zoom
Note: This is an online event. Access information for Zoom will be made available the day of the event.