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Darrel W Draper

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Darrel W. Draper is the most requested historical speaker in Nebraska performing an average of 200 programs per year. His humorous and insightful, costumed portrayals would be an excellent way to introduce the fascinating history of Omaha and Nebraska to out-of-town visitors. His program topics are: "The History of Nebraska as Told by Fur Trader Peter Sarpy," "J. Sterling Morton, Author of Arbor Day," "George Drouillard of the Lewis & Clark Expedition," and "Daniel Freeman, America's First Homesteader." A new 50-minute program portrays Theodore Roosevelt -- Rough Rider President as he reviews his life achievements and biography with the audience in this humorous and historically accurate presentation from his childhood affliction with asthma to his rise to be the youngest president in the history of the United States.