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Life of Louisa May Alcott Timeline

September 14 @ 8:00 am October 17 @ 6:00 pm

Orem Library Storytelling Wing

Louisa May Alcott had a fascinating life for a woman of her time. In addition to being an author, she was a Civil War nurse, abolitionist, suffragist, educator, and mother to her niece. She was a close associate of the best minds of her time. Come learn about the life of this remarkable American author and meet the family members and real life events that inspired Little Women. The timeline is located just west of the stained glass window in the Storytelling Wing.

“I want to do something splendid . . . something heroic or wonderful that won’t be forgotten after I’m dead. I don’t know what, but I’m on the watch for it, and mean to astonish you all someday.”

–Jo, Chapter 13, “Castles in the Air”

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