Louisa May Alcott Performance, Sep. 21

The Civil War gets old and history marches proud in Dorchester! On Wednesday, September 21, at 6:30 p.m., Jan Turnquist will perform as Louisa May Alcott at the Adams Street Branch Library as part of the Boston Public Library’s extensive efforts to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. The Adams Street Branch is located at 690 Adams Street, Dorchester, MA 02122. Read more about the Civil War commemoration programming at http://www.bpl.org/news/civilwarrelease.htm or continue on for the program description.

Travel back to the time of the Civil War for a visit with one of America’s most beloved authors, Louisa May Alcott (1832 – 1888), author of Little Women, Little Men, and Jo’s Boys. This captivating living history experience will focus on Louisa May’s Civil War experiences. Jan Turnquist is the executive director of Orchard House, the Alcott family home in Concord. She has performed as Louisa May Alcott to all ages and has appeared on PBS and BBC.