In the early 19th century French voyageurs, fur trappers, British soldiers, American pioneers and above all Indians peopled the wilderness of the Great Lakes. Juliette Magill married the famous fur trader and U.S. Indian sub-agent John H. Kinzie in 1830. He invited her to share with him the great adventure of life in the Northwest Territory. Come celebrate the early days of the frontier with writer, historian and pioneer Juliette Magill Kinzie!
Betsey Means is a professional actress with over 20 years of experience who has performed with Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Shakespeare on the Green, Blue Rider Theatre, and Chicago Children’s Theatre, among other groups. She is represented by Grossman & Jack Talent, a Chicago agency. Betsey is dedicated to inspiring you through the language of the past. “Betsey Means’ work has the power to communicate and the sensitivity to touch. Don’t miss an opportunity to see her perform.” – Barbara Gaines, Artistic Director Chicago Shakespeare Theatre.
Date: Thursday December 1st, 2016
Where: Gaylord Building, Lockport
Price: Just the lecture $8. Dinner and Lecture $33 for Non-Members, $28 for Members.
Reservations are required.
Menu: Buffet-style: Turkey, Pot Roast, Pasta marinara, Green Beans, Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Dessert.