Women of Courage & Wisdom Event Series: Grand Opening of Petticoats & Slide Rules - The Life of Mary Hegeler Carus A traveling exhibit presented by SIU & The Hegeler Carus Foundation
|Arts & Entertainment|
|The Hegeler Carus Mansion|
|1307 Seventh Street, La Salle, IL|
|Mar 22, 2013|
|5:00 PM - 7:00 PM|
Women of Courage and Wisdom Event Series
Friday the 22nd of March 2013
5:00pm -7:00 pm
Grand Opening of Petticoats & Slide Rules -
The Life of Mary Hegeler Carus
A traveling exhibit presented by SIU & The Hegeler Carus Foundation
Exhibit and Reception open at 5:00pm followed by two short lectures.
6:00 pm Petticoats and Slide Rules-Dr. Christina Gould
Christina Gould is a Research Specialist at Morris Library’s Special Collections Research Center at Southern
Illinois University in Carbondale, IL.
6:15 pm The Life of Mary Hegeler Carus-Josephine Cantrell
Josephine Cantrell is the great-great-granddaughter of Mary Hegeler Carus. The information presented was originally researched by her mother, Kate Carus, who followed in Mary’s footsteps and worked as an engineer
Tickets are $10
Call (815) 244-5895
March is filled with "Women of Courage and Wisdom" events throughout the Illinois Valley to celebrate "Women's History Month." Including a day-long celebration at the Hegeler Carus Mansion on March 23rd.