Ernest Shackleton & the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration

Thursday, September 19, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Ernest Shackleton, an Antarctic explorer, became well known for his bravery and leadership. His greatest success was his Endurance Expedition, 1914-1916, when his skills resulted in the survival and safe return of all 28 men from his ship, overcoming almost unimaginable odds. This expedition has become known as the greatest survival story of all time. This program covers Shackleton’s biography and his four Antarctic expeditions. Slides will include actual period photos from these expeditions, as well as Ken’s personal photos taken at several of these locations.
Event Type: 
Adults
Age Group: 
Adults
Contact Info
Community Engagement Department
ce@wheatonlibrary.org
630-868-7520
Other Info: 
Registration is required. Each attendee must be registered individually to be guaranteed a seat. In the event that this program becomes full, individuals on the waiting list may be seated (if seating is available) at the scheduled program start time.