Episode 40: Nell Clark – Kankakee County Museum

This month’s episode with The Kankakee County Museum takes back in time to when Nell Clark ruled Kankakee’s underworld. For about 50 years, from the 1890s to the 1940s, Nell ran a brothel in what is now City Tavern on 367 South West Avenue in Kankakee. Local renowned storyteller, Jack Klasey, explains to us why Nell’s story is so notorious.

On another note, The Kankakee County Museum’s 32nd Annual Rhubarb Festival is coming up on Sunday, May 22nd from 10:00am to 4:00pm! Kankakee Podcast will have a booth set up to record your own 10 minute podcast on whatever you’d like to talk about. We will also have podcast merchandise for sale as well. Reserve your time slow here! 

Click here to read Jack’s latest Daily Journal article about Nell Clark

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Jake LaMore

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