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The Rise and Fall of Mary McCullough

This episode shares the story of Lawrence inventor and entrepreneur Mary McCullough. As a woman with power and influence in the 1880s, Mary set her sights on beautifying the City of Lawrence and offering citizens cheaper forms of entertainment such as theatre and skating rinks.

Time Capsule with KLWN’s Joel Becker and the Watkins Museum’s Natalie Vondrak explores the history of Lawrence or Douglas County and shares the stories of the people and events that have helped shape our community. The show airs every first and third Tuesday of the month during Radio for Grownups around 10:10 AM on FM 101.7 or AM 1320 KLWN.