DeKalb Public Library Presents: Amazing Adventure of Bertha Benz and the History of the German Automobile

Sycamore Library is happy to share with you this community collaboration from DeKalb Public Library. Information below. For all questions about this program please contact or call (815) 756-9568 ext. 1701. 

The superb reputation of German cars is legendary: Porsche, BMW, AUDI, and Mercedes Benz have millions of fans all over the world and are synonymous with the quality and success of German engineering. But hardly anyone knows that the history of the automobile’s origin is, to a great extent, due to Bertha Benz who became the first human being ever to drive an automobile over a long distance. Join German Historian Anette Isaacs virtually as she introduces you to Bertha Benz and her exciting and history making adventure of 1888!


Mar 20 2021


2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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