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Ann Bradford Stokes, African American Civil War Nurse Program at Giant City State Park

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Date(s) - 06/05/2022
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Giant City State Park


-On Sunday, June 5th from 1-2pm, join Marlene Rivero, local first-person
heritage interpreter and storyteller, as she reenacts the life of “Ann Bradford Stokes: African
American Civil War Nurse.” Stokes worked aboard the Navy’s first Hospital Ship, Red Rover, of
Mound City, IL, treating sick and wounded soldiers.
This outdoor program is free and open to the public but registration is required.
Please call 618-457-4836 to register.
Giant City State Park is administered by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. The
mission of the IDNR is to manage, conserve and protect Illinois’ natural, recreational and cultural
resources, further the public’s understanding and appreciation of those resources, and promote
the education, science and public safety of Illinois’ natural resources for present and future

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