Elizabeth Keckley: Dressmaker and Confidante to Mrs. Lincoln
Dates & Times
Saturday, March 25, 2023
11:00 AM, 2:00 PM
Type of Event
Elizabeth Keckley, formerly enslaved, sewed dresses for wealthy women in St. Louis who loaned her money to purchase her freedom. Within a few years Keckley was employed by President Lincoln's wife as her seamstress but also became her close confidante. Living history performer Kathryn Harris uses Keckley's autobiography to present a first-person interpretation.
This program is offered in conjunction with the park's new exhibit, "Slavery in St. Louis," on display through September 4, 2023.
Please call 314-842-1867 x 230 for free reservations.
Reservation or Registration: Yes
Please call 314-842-1867 ext 230 for free reservations.
Contact InformationJulie Northrip