Notable Women Program

Wednesday, May 16 - 7:00 PM


Reenactors will portray notable women from Delaware County: Mary Frances Alston Austin (portrayed by Sherry Lloyd), a freed slave; Sophia Hayes (Trish Jacquemin), mother of the President; Harriett McCabe (Sue Bauer), the first president of the Women’s Christian Temperance Union and writer of its constitution; Alva Dickey (Laurie Schaefer), a WAVE code breaker in World War II who later taught at Conger School; and Nancy Frankenberg (Rozella Miller), a Delaware social activist who, among her many other activities, started Delaware United Way and People in Need. In addition, Joan Lawrence, a 16-year representative for Delaware County to the Ohio Legislature, will be speaking. Tours of the Meeker Homestead Museum and "Notable Women from Delaware County" exhibit at 6, 6:30 and 8:30. The program will begin at 7:00; Barn doors will be open at 6:30. This program is sponsored by Manos, Martin & Pergram Co.

Location

2690 Stratford Road
Delaware, OH 43015
Event Type
Lecture / Workshop
Educational

Organization

Delaware County Historical Society

Date / Time

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Contact

Name:
Donna Meyer
Phone:
740-369-3831 x3
Email:
programs@delawareohiohistory.org
More Info:
http://delawareohiohistory.org