The Myth of Mary Owens Jenkins

Mary Owens Jenkins

Mary Owens Jenkins

Join the Wayne County Public Library with a presentation about Mary Owens Jenkins, on Saturday, March 15, 2014, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. in the conference room of the Wayne County Public Library, in Wooster.

Mary Owens, of Pennsylvania, disguised herself as a man and joined the Union Army so she could fight in the Civil War beside her lover, William Evans. Come to hear this story of bravery and secrecy.

There is no admission charge, but please call to register at 330-262-0916. The library is located at 220 West Liberty Street, Wooster.

This program is presented in observation of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, and Women’s History Month.

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