Living History: Meet Mary Florence Potts

Presented by Cantigny Park at Cantigny Park, Wheaton IL

Mar 09
Living History: Meet Mary Florence Potts

In honor of Women’s History Month, living history performer Ellie of ElliePresents portrays inventor Mary Florence Potts, who perfected the cold-handled sad iron, “A Boon to Women!”

In honor of Women’s History Month, living history performer Ellie of Ellie Presents portrays inventor Mary Florence Potts, who perfected the cold-handled sad iron, “A Boon to Women!” Mrs. Potts, fresh from her appearance at the 1893 Columbian Exposition in Chicago, will discuss domestic life in the 19th century, the science and technology behind her invention, and what it means for a woman to hold a U.S. Patent and manage her own affairs. This program in the museum’s Freedom Hall is

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ADMISSION INFO

There is no cost to attend but advance registration is required. To reserve your place, call 630.260.8162 or email register@cantigny.org. Parking $5.

Contact: 630-260-8162

Email: register@cantigny.org

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Mar 9, 2019 at 03:00 pm - 04:00 pm (Sat)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Cantigny Park

1s151 Winfield Road, Wheaton, IL 60189

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PARKING INFO

Cantigny’s regular daily parking fee is $5 per car. Parking is free on the first Wednesday of every month. On Saturdays and Sundays, May through September, parking is $10. The $10 rate also applies on Memorial Day, July 4th and Labor Day. Parking is free at all times for Cantigny Park members, Honor Club members, and those attending ticketed events or other fee-based programs.

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