History Comes Alive at the Strickland House – Meet Benjamin Franklin, Deborah Reed Franklin, his wife, Mary Gay, a Confederate War Humanitarian, and Hattie, Alice Strickland’s Friend
Welcome Benjamin Franklin -- Saturday, March 2 from 10 to 12 pm. Bill Pacer will portray
Benjamin Franklin, his life, time and his inventions.
Bio - Bill Pacer is an icon in the Atlanta film scene. He is a former educator who now spends his time as an accomplished character actor, writer, and model. “Barefoot Bill”, due to his aversion to shoes, strolls through life with joy and candor. His signature roles are Scrooge, as
well as Ben Franklin, and his interpretations are dynamic and exciting.
Greet Benjamin Franklins’ Wife, Deborah Reed Franklin -- Saturday, March 9 from 10 am to
12 pm. LaDonna Allison, will bring Deborah Reed Franklin to life and shine light on this dynamic woman.
And on the same day, Saturday, March 9th from 12 noon to 2 pm, LaDonna Allison introduces us to Mary Gay a humanitarian, who got warm and dry clothes to the Confederate Soldiers at the frontlines and food to their families left behind.
Bio - LaDonn Allison has played a variety of roles and is known for her versatility and eagerness to delve into challenging and controversial characters. Since her film debut in 2009, LaDonna has continued to astound audiences with her lively and memorable character
interpretations. She recently worked with Ben Stiller in the film, “The Watch.”
Encounter Hattie, Alice Strickland’s Friend -- Saturday, March 16 from 10 am to 12 pm. Candace
Brown, Duluth’s own storyteller, gives a unique view of Alice Strickland through the eyes of her close friend Hattie. Get to know Alice Strickland as one of Georgia's first outspoken female rights activist and politician.
Bio – Candace Brown, a Georgian native has created Duluth Historical and Mystery Tours out of a desire to preserve the rich history of Duluth. She continues to bring the unique figures of Duluth History to life as never seen before.
A $5.00 donation will be appreciated for all events. The
Strickland House is located at 2956 Buford Highway, Duluth, GA 30096.
Questions, call 770-232-758, email, email@example.com or log onto www.duluthhistorical.org.