Monthly Meeting at The Middleburg/Mason-Dixon Line Historical Society
Thursday November 16th, 2023 * 7:00 PM
The Middleburg/Mason-Dixon Line Historical Society will meet at the State Line Ruritan Building, 15481 Park Drive, located off Route 11 at the State Line, PA Community Park.
Guest speaker is Susan Lyons from Shippensburg, PA.
Ms. Lyons is a retired public school teacher, docent at the Franklin County Historical Society, and serves as mentor and judge with the National History Day.
The program will be “Frances Perkins, Architect of the New Deal.”
Frances Perkins was the first female presidential cabinet secretary and the central architect of the New Deal.
She designed Social Security and public works programs.
Her work resulted in the construction of hospitals, public schools, and related infrastructure.
A social worker by training, Perkins also implemented workplace regulations that are standard to this day.
The public is invited, free | Visit www.middleburgmasondixon.org or call 301.739.0357.