Her Story: History Comes Alive
Event InfoStart: April 16, 2019 - 6:15pm
End: April 16, 2019 - 7:15pm
This four-part series explores US history from the female perspective.
A captivating performance, in character and period costume, will be followed by Q and A with the audience. Thank you to the Friends of the Brown County Library for funding this series!
** Tweens, Teens, and Adults are encouraged to attend **
April 16th – Mary Todd Lincoln endured many personal losses and was a strong supporter of the Union. She was a First Lady of the White House during the Civil War.
April 23rd – Cordelia Harvey visited Union hospitals and assisted with treating soldiers during the Civil War. She became First Lady of Wisconsin when her husband, Louis Harvey, was elected as Governor.
May 9th – Susan B. Anthony was a women’s rights activist and played an essential role during the suffrage movement.
May 23rd – Caroline Quarlls ran away from slavery in St. Louis and sought help and refuge in Milwaukee.