Kate Warne: America's First Female Private Detective

Date: May 5, 2021

Kate Warne, America’s first female private detective, joined the Pinkerton Agency in 1856 and used her acting talent to secure information from dangerous criminals. Sheryl Hinman as Kate Warne describes the steps taken by the Pinkerton agents to foil the Baltimore Plot and safely smuggle President-elect Abraham Lincoln into Washington, DC.