Lydia: Ahead of Her Time

Lydia: Ahead of Her Time

Follow the remarkable journey of Lydia Moss Bradley and her legacy in Peoria and beyond.

Follow the remarkable journey of Lydia Moss Bradley, from her humble beginnings in Indiana to the loss of her husband and six children, the founding of Bradley University as a school for watchmakers and the beginnings of the Peoria Park District. Society told her women were not allowed, but her skill and determination broke down barriers and left a lasting legacy in Central Illinois and beyond.

Lydia: Ahead of Her Time is a local public television program presented by WTVP.