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Fort Hays-Presenting Elizabeth Polly, The Blue Light Lady

Presented By: Fort Hays State Historic Site
Dates: October 29, 2017
Location: Fort Hays State Historic Site
Address: 1472 Hwy 183 Alt, Hays, KS 67601-9212
Phone: (785) 625-6812
Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Price: Free; However, Donations are welcome.
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Visitors will learn more about Elizabeth Polly, known as the Blue Light Lady. Polly was the wife of the hospital steward and served as the hospital matron. She was exposed to cholera as she worked in the hospital ward and became a victim herself. This free program features John Vincent, Ethel Taylor, and Rob Wasinger. They will also discuss many of the "sightings" of her since death. Donations are welcome.

Fort Hays State Historic Site

(785) 625-6812 1472 Hwy 183 Alt, Hays Map it
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Established in 1867 to protect the construction workers who were building the Union Pacific Railroad. The original... Learn more