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History on Tap at The Whip Tavern

the_Whip_TavernThe Chester County Historical Society in partnership with the National Iron and Steel Museum invite you to meet America’s first woman industrialist, Rebecca Lukens. In Q and A format, ask Rebecca Lukens about the challenge of being a woman in charge of the Brandywine Ironworks, forerunner to Coatesville’s Lukens Steel, and how she literally influenced the engines of progress. The event will take Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 6:30pm and will be limited to 75 attendees. RSVP required, please email rsvp@chestercohistorical.org. For more information on the event click here.

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