Kentucky wwI nurse
Mary Arvin is Kentucky's most decorated female veteran. Margaret (Mary) Willie Arvin ( April 21, 1879 – September 9, 1947) was a nurse from Henderson, Kentucky who served in the First World War in France at a British Army Hospital, and was one of the few women who was honored by all three of the major allied countries, France, Britain and the United States. Arvin was the most decorated Kentucky woman veteran serving in World War I. In this insightful and entertaining solo performance, Megan Mortis embodies the spirit and determination of this brave woman as she faces harsh living conditions and WWI bombings. This performance utilizes a multi-media presentation. Incorporating historical pictures, letters from the time, and archived World War I footage. For more information about how Megan can perform this dramatic interpretation for your club or event please fill out the form below.