Raptis Rare Books is pleased to welcome back acclaimed speaker and historian Edwin Lamont as he discusses the intriguing history of General William Jenkins Worth.

Lake Worth, FL, Fort Worth, TX, and Worth Avenue in Palm Beach are named for General William Jenkins Worth. So are counties in Georgia, Missouri, and Iowa. Who was he? How did General Worth get so many American cities, counties, lakes, plus a world class shopping district named for him? Meet General William Jenkins Worth; An America military hero and a man who could have been President.