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Minnie Pearl

July 29, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 12:00 am

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History Alive is a program of first-person portrayals of historical figures by presenters who have conducted scholarly research on their character. Sarah Colley was touring with a theater company when she created the down home character of Minnie Pearl to help promote performances. Her first appearance on the Grand Ole Opry in 1940 was a success and eased fears that her satire of rural ways might not be appreciated by country audiences. People instead embraced Minnie and she became a legend in country entertainment.

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Date:
July 29, 2017
Time:
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Event Category:

Venue

Canaan Valley Lodge
230 Main Lodge Rd
Davis, WV 26260-8088 United States
Phone:
(304) 389-2343

Organizer

David Vance
Phone:
(304) 940-6845
Email:
vanced@canaanresort.com