GRAND ISLAND, Nebr.— Members of the Hall County Historical Society will present a program consisting of character portrayals and historical narratives of influential figures and events in Grand Island’s history on Wednesday, July 12, at 6 p.m. The event will be at the Grand Island Public Library, 211 N. Washington St. This program is free to the public.
Oscar Roeser (1852-1936), will be portrayed by his great grandson, Fred Roeser. Oscar Roeser established the “Bee Hive” Grocery in 1881. Grand Island native author Caroline Converse (1878-1976) will be portrayed by Judy Humiston. Sue Clement will portray Edith Abbott (1876-1957), a Grand Island native, nationally-known human rights activist. Furthermore, Michelle Setlik will portray the mother of 1912 murder victim Goldie Williams and Jack Mato Cardinal will present a Civil War narrative.
For more information about this program visit the library’s website at www.gilibrary.org or call 308-385-5333.