Category: Archived Events

Past Events From The DeForest Area Historical Society

October 16, 2021 HistoryAdmin

Where: DeForest Area Community & Senior Center When: Tuesday, October 26 at 10:00 am Reservations required for this event. Please email smiller@deforestcenter.org to reserve your spot. The iconic figure of Princess Diana Spencer shocked the entire world with her death in 1997. Jillann Gabrielle has her speaking from her grave as a spirit haunting the halls of Kensington Palace. And there is a twist…she has aged. She cut a deal with St. Peter at heaven’s…

August 10, 2021 HistoryAdmin

Where: DeForest Area Community & Senior Center When: Tuesday, September 28 at 10:00 am Eleanor Roosevelt, as portrayed by Jessica Michna, shares with the audience her tragedies and triumphs. Born into the opulent wealth of America’s “Golden Age” she would grow from the shy, homely orphan into a confident, driven woman. Annealed by personal tragedy, she would emerge as a champion of civil rights, author, and stateswoman. Eleanor has been characterized by many as our…

February 28, 2021 HistoryAdmin

Where: Zoom When: Tuesday, March 23 at 10:00am Visit the Library website to register for the Zoom program. Cristabel and Emmeline Pankhurst, Susan B. Anthony, Emma Davisson, Elisabeth Cady Stanton; some names you may recognize, others you may not. In this program, Jessica Michna appears as …HERSELF! You will learn of these and other women (and men) who championed the cause of women’s suffrage in this country and overseas in the late 19th and early…