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History at Home: Sisters of St. Agnes LIVE on Facebook

Event Type: Library Event
Date: 9/17/2020
Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Time: 7:30 PM
Description:
 In the program, "Gratitude for the Past, Hope for the Future: CSA in Fond du Lac, 1870-2020," archivist Jenny Lukomski will tell the story of the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Agnes. The program is free; no registration required.

150 years ago, Mother Agnes Hazotte moved the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes from Barton, Wis., to Fond du Lac. This presentation will explore the reasons behind this courageous move and the early history of the sisters in Fond du Lac, with a discussion about the collaborative efforts between the sisters and community leaders that have left an imprint on the city.

Lukomski has been the archivist for the Sisters of St. Agnes since 2016. She has a bachelor's degree from Alverno College and a master's in Library Science from UW-Milwaukee. Prior to moving to Fond du Lac, she was an archivist at the Western Historical Manuscript Collection at the University of Missouri-Columbia.

History at Home focuses on stories about the area's past every third Thursday of the month at 2 p.m. and repeated at 6 p.m. (no program in December). The programs are free; no registration required. Many History at Home programs are captured on video and shared on the library's YouTube channel. That link can be found at fdlpl.org/miss-program.

Location: LIVE on Facebook