Marlene Rivero presents "Elizabeth Keckley: White Man's Gold, The Seamstress"

Presented by Lombard Historical Society and Glen Ellyn Historical Society at Lombard Lagoon, Lombard IL

Oct 02
Marlene Rivero presents "Elizabeth Keckley: White Man's Gold, The Seamstress"

Elizabeth Keckley, portrayed in this presentation by storyteller and actor Marlene Rivero, is best remembered today as the seamstress, friend, and confidante of First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln.  In fact, she was that and much more: a highly accomplished, multi-dimensional person with a wide range of experience and a strong sense of self-reliance.

Marlene Rivero began her career as a historic storyteller in 1999 as a first-person heritage interpreter with the Forest Service.  She later became

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Admission is free. Please register by phone or through our website.

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  • Oct 2, 2018 at 07:00 pm - 08:00 pm (Tue)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


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435 Marcus Drive, Lombard, IL 60148

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