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Book Signing with Kathryn Nickey

Gal’s Guide is pleased to welcome Kathryn Nickey for a signing of her new memoir Mid-Century Cicero, Indiana 1940’s-1960’s.

Signed copies are available for $21.35 each (Includes Indiana sale tax)


August 27, 2022

2pm – 4pm

Gal’s Guide Library

107 S. 8th Street

Noblesville, IN

A small percentage will go to Gal’s Guide Library & Nickel Plate Arts.

About the Book

This work is a memoir and history looking at a small rural Indiana town during the middle of the 20th century – from the ending days of the Great Depression, through World War II, the Korean Conflict and into the “Baby Boom” era. It examines the overall community and one family. The impact of the construction of Morse Dam on the town in the 1950’s and thereafter is analyzed depth. The “Headlines” chapter highlights significant events affecting the community. The work adds to Indiana history and recognizes the significant number of youths participating in all military conflicts during that period. The Appendix section provides information on Cicero veterans serving during the mid-century period.

About the Author

Kathryn (Kay) Nickey is a retired registered nurse who served for over 50 years in all aspects of nursing, clinical united and supervision, nursing education, education administration, and concluding as a partner in a long-term care consulting firm. She grew up in Cicero, Indiana and returned there following a career in both the private and military sectors. She retired as a Lt. Colonel from the ir Force Reserves in 1997 and as a nursing consultant in 2013. She is currently an active participant in the National Daughter of the American Revolution, Indiana chapter with her primary focus being historic preservation and support of veterans.

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