Formal Speaking Engagements

October 19, 2019

Tales of Henry, IL

Saturday, October 19th at 5:30pm

American Legion Building

303 Main Street, Henry, IL

Hear the adventures of the Powells in Henry, IL in the 1850s. Through their letters, you'll hear tales of the steamboats, the parties, and the dramas of local residents.

February 2, 2019

Unheard Voices of Civil War Winchester From the Powell Family Papers

Saturday, February 2, 2019

11:00am - 12:00pm

Handley Regional Library

Hear the tale of the Powells who ran a girls school at Braddock St. and Amherst St. and their Civil War experience. Through them, the great actress Katharine Hepburn has strong ties to Civil War Winchester.

©2019 by Alison Herring