Saturday, December 14-1:00pm

Location: Ringering Room


For more than 150 years, Marshall Field and Co. reigned as Chicago's leading department store. This talk traces the store's history from 1852 to its demise in 2006. Photos, ads, postcards, and memorabilia trace the store's cherished traditions - the Walnut Room, the legendary window displays, and, of course, Frango Mints. Join famous historian and award-winning actress, Leslie Goddard as she brings memorable women from the past alive, telling historical stories from the past that are meaningful and powerful. Her solo performances have been seen by audiences in more than a dozen states, and she gives more than 400 presentations annually.