Our 2017 First Saturday lecture series:
FEB 4: “Following Hemp Along The Santa Fe Trail,” presented by hemp historian and educator Chris Nelson.
MARCH 4: “A New Look at George Caleb Bingham’s The Concealed Enemy and Fur Traders Descending the Missouri,” presented by Dr. Joan Stack, curator of art collections, The State Historical Society of Missouri.
APRIL 1: “Aldo Leopold and his Land Ethic,” presented by Dana Ripper and Ethan Duke of the Missouri River Bird Observatory.
MAY 6: “Secrets of a Preservationist,” presented by Friends of Arrow Rock Properties Manager Marty Selby, followed by a tour of the Friends of Arrow Rock’s recently completed preservation project.
JUNE 3: Hoosegows, Calabooses, and Squirrel Cages: The Nineteenth Century Jails of Missouri,” presented by author Paul Kirkman.
JULY 1: TBA
AUG. 5: TBA
SEPT. 2: “The Harlem Renaissance — 100 Years in Perspective,” presented by Lem Shepard, guitarist acclaimed for his scholarship in American and African-American folk music.
OCT 7: “The Marmadukes of Missouri: A Family Divided,” presented by Mike Dickey, site administrator, Arrow Rock State Historic Site.
All lectures begin at 10 a.m. at the Arrow Rock State Historic Site Visitor Center, and they are free and open to the public. Refreshments are served before and after the event.
SAVE THE DATE FOR THESE UPCOMING EVENTS:
JUNE 4: Friends of Arrow Rock Annual Meeting
JUNE 24: Arrow Rock Country Auction
JUNE 25: Legacy Society Luncheon
SEPT 16: Sip & Stroll
DEC. 10: Holiday with Friends
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