Dr. Anna Darrow served the frontier town of Okeechobee from 1912 to 1924, braving swampland, alligators and outlaws as she healed the sick, nursed the wounded and delivered babies.
In costume and in character, storyteller Carrie Sue Ayvar will portray the plucky physician at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway.
The free program is part of the Volusia County Public Library system’s Florida Humanities Speaker Series, which is honoring indomitable women who helped shape the Sunshine State.
This program is sponsored by the Florida Humanities Council with funds from the Florida Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.
Reservations are not required. For more information, call the library at 386-424-2910, option 4.
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