Clara Barton performed by Eleanor Stearns

stearnsThis Tuesday, Oct. 8th (7:00 p.m), Eleanor Stearns will portray Clara Barton at the Greece Town Hall. She will give glimpses of Clara’s life, her involvement during the Civil War, and her role in the founding and activities of the American Red Cross. She will also read portions of a Memorial Day address which Miss Barton gave in Dansville, NY in 1879.

Ms. Stearns, a graduate of Drew University, was a school psychology technician with the Geneva City Schools until her retirement. She is active in the Geneva Theatre Guild. In May 2004 she portrayed Clara Barton on the 100th anniversary of Miss Barton’s resignation as President of the American Red Cross at Red Cross Headquarters in Maryland.

Reservations are not necessary. Greece Historical Society members, FREE. A $2.00 donation is appreciated from others.