Lecture & Dinner Series: Miss Green Bay – The Story of a World War 2 B-17
2640 S Webster Ave
Green Bay, WI 54301
Hear from an expert in their field as you enjoy a themed gourmet dinner overlooking the beauty of Green Bay in the Betsy Hendrickson and Lucyanna Hitch Education Center.
Oct 5: Miss Green Bay – The Story of a World War 2 B-17
with Michael Telzrow, Executive Director, Heritage Hill State Historical Park
Learn about the fascinating history of this bomber which completed several deep penetration missions, including at least two to bomb targets in Czechoslovakia before World War 2 ended. Crew Chief, Master Sergeant Elmer Viliesse of Green Bay, WI named the aircraft and kept it in the air for a total of 55 missions, including 27 in a row without mechanical failures.
Michael Telzrow is the Executive Director of Heritage Hill State Historical Park. After serving in the United States Coast Guard for eight years, he graduated from the University of Central Florida, and earned his master’s degree in Public History with a certification in Museum Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He is the author of Wisconsin State Reformatory and has curated over 25 museum exhibits over the course of his 28-year career. He recently established the Fort Howard Guard Fife & Drum Corps at Heritage Hill.
$30/member | $45/non-member
- 5:30 – 6:30 pm – Cocktail and social hour
- 6:30 – 8:00 pm – Lecture | Airline Chicken, Mash & Veg
- 8:00 – 8:30 pm – Coffee and desserts
*Subject to change