Women Making History
The "Women Making History" display is partnered with Smithsonian Magazine and is part of their national Museum Day on Saturday, September 22nd. By visiting Smithsonian Media’s website at Smithsonian.com/MuseumDay, a ticket to attend all participating museums can be downloaded.
On Museum Day only, several programs are being presented at the La Porte County Historical Society Museum about several of the women featured in the Fall display. Starting at 1 PM in the meeting room on the 22nd, County Historian Fern Eddy Schultz will be speaking on Dr. Barbara Backer, Adelheid Schumm and Hazel Harrison. Joann Gorecki will be discussing Fern Eddy Schultz. David Hay will be presenting a talk about his sister and first female judge in La Porte County, Susan Hay Hemminger.