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Friday Lecture: Cordelia Harvey – Wisconsin Angel
March 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Friday, March 17 | 12:00pm – 1:00pm | Performer: Mary Kababik
*Rescheduled from Friday, March 10 due to weather*
After Wisconsin governor Louis Harvey’s untimely death, his wife Cordelia was appointed Wisconsin’s representative to the Western Sanitary Commission. She traveled up and down the Mississippi River visiting Union hospitals and helping thousands of soldiers from Wisconsin and other Northern states. During the performance, Harvey explains her travels and a dramatic meeting with a skeptical President Lincoln.
Our previously scheduled program, “Elizabeth Keckley, Mary Todd Lincoln’s Dressmaker” is canceled per the presenter Kathryn Harris.