Forum Event - Flying Solo: The Remarkable Bessica Raiche
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Forum Event - Flying Solo: The Remarkable Bessica Raiche

12/5/2010

When: 12/5/2010
2 PM
Where: Fisher Chapel
  
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Renee Smith

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Flying Solo: The Remarkable Bessica Raiche
A one-woman show by Jessica McDonald

Sunday, December 5, 2010, 2:00 p.m.
Fisher Memorial Chapel


Flying Solo is an original one-woman play written by Midway Village Museum Special Events Coordinator, Jessica MacDonald featuring actress Lydia Berger. The play tells the story of Rockford native Bessica Medlar Raiche, who became the first woman in America to fly an airplane solo on September 16, 1910. It also chronicles stories of other American woman pioneer pilots who flew many years before Amelia Earhart.





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