Maureen Daly Day

Price: Free Admission!

Celebrate National Historic Preservation Month And Fond du Lac Author Maureen Daly. Seventeenth Summer is a novel originally published for adults and is acknowledged as the first book beginning a new genre for Young Adults. The teenage romance novel is the story of Angie and Jack, who fall in love during one enchanted summer in Fond du Lac!

6:00-6:45pm: Annie’s Fountain City Café Panel Discussion of the Differences of Dating during the 1940s and the Smartphone Age. Annie’s will have the popular drink of the 1940s—CHERRY COKES—along with pies and desserts available for purchase! And find out why Jack and Angie didn’t climb the lighthouse during their date sailing from The Big Hole…?

7:00-7:45pm: Welcome Center & Blakely Museum at Galloway House and Village. Be greeted by a portrayal of Maureen Daly telling the story of her life growing up in Fond du Lac and writing her famous novel. The collection of Maureen Daly and the famous Daly sisters items will be shown in the Blakely Museum!

FREE PRESENTATION sponsored by the Fond du Lac County Historical Society and the Historic Preservation Commission of the City of Fond du Lac.

**** This event will be held at 2 different locations: Annie's Fountain City Cafe-72 S. Main Street and Galloway House & Village 336 Old Pioneer Road.