A new book sheds light on the achievements of women in making history | local news

QUINCIY, Illinois – Author Robert Turek and co-author Nancy Benz highlight the accomplishments of influential women from Hannibal and the surrounding region with a new book, “Pioneering Midwestern Women Who Made Their Marks on Hearst’s History.”

Turek, whose work includes The Colorful Hannibal coloring book featuring Hannibal’s landmarks, knew immediately that he wanted to work with Benz to share historical landmarks from the lives of the women who made their homes in Hannibal, Quincy, Illinois, and surrounding communities.

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