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Minnie Pearl

September 28, 2017 @ 6:00 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:
September 28, 2017
Time:
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Venue

Cross Lanes United Methodist Church
Frontier Drive
Cross lANES, WV 25313 United States
Phone:
(304) 982-2008

Organizer

Kim McCluskey
Phone:
(304) 982-2008
Email:
grumpybuckeye@frontier.com

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