New Buffalo Township Library Event Calendar
|Time:||7:00 PM -|
|Title:||Harriet Quimby, Renaissance Woman|
|Description:||Harriet Quimby, born in western Michigan, was the first woman in America to win a pilot’s license (1911) and the first woman to fly the English Channel. She traveled the world as a feature writer for Leslie’s Illustrated Magazine, wrote scripts for five motion pictures (all directed by D.W. Griffith, including one that starred a young Mary Pickford), drove her own car, and lived in a posh Manhattan hotel.
Presenter: Robert Myers, Director of Education, Historical Society of Michigan
7:00 pm Eastern Time
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library