.

They Called Me Lizzie: From Slavery to the White House

 ,   Add to calendar
 Hall Memorial Library, 93 Main Street, Ellington  See map
 Free

Join us for this very special one-woman show depicting the

life story of Elizabeth (Lizzy) Keckly. Born into slavery in 1818, Keckly

eventually managed to purchase her freedom. She made her way to Washington

D.C., where her dressmaking skills and entrepreneurial savvy brought her to the

attention of many political families. She was best known as dressmaker to Mary

Todd Lincoln. Written and produced by Kandie Carle, “The Victorian Lady”, the

show stars actress Stephanie Jackson.



This program is free but pre-registration at

www.library.ellington-ct.gov is required or call the library for assistance at

860-870-3160.










Boards

More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »