The vivid living portrait will emerge thanks to meticulous attention to detail and the use of only documented speeches, letters and anecdotes.
Stories include his youth and his inventions such as the lightning rod, stove, bifocal glasses, book grabber, swim fins, first political cartoon. America’s most clever ambassador will also discuss his contributions to the first police force, volunteer fire department, fire insurance company, lending library, hospital, educational academy and the people of the revolution including the cantankerous John Adams, bilious Arthur Lee, the bumbling British, the fascinating French, and the double-dealing Dutch.
Guests are encouraged to arrive early or stay late for tours of the newly renovated retirement community. Please call 847-825-1161, ext. 129, for reservations. Light refreshments will be served. Those who attend are eligible for the Summit Guest Rewards Program which offers opportunities to earn rewards and prizes such as gift cards or lunch or brunch for two at Summit. Parking is available in the City’s central parking lot and the Uptown lot across the street. For a list of other entertaining events at The Summit of Uptown which is proudly celebrating its 30th anniversary of providing quality services to seniors, visit www.summitofuptown.com.