Today & Tonight – Lectures in American History Series 2016

Freeport – Jointly sponsored by the Stephenson County Historical Society and the Freeport Public Library Foundation a lecture series is being held tonight in Freeport at the Freeport Public Library. This lecture series includes numerous dates as listed below. Load up the family and come down to the Freeport Public Library this evening, or on one of the other dates listed below. Times are Time: 2:30 pm and 7 pm.

February 9, “The Arthurian Legend in American Culture” presented by Edward Finch;

February 18, “The Development of American Political Parties” presented by Jim Winker;

February 24, “The Caissons Go Rolling South: The United States Punitive Expedition to Mexico 1916” presented by Martin Quick;

March 1, “Jane Addams’ Vision for Human Rights, Democracy in Crisis, and World Peace: Why Her Message Still Speaks to Us” presented by Andy Dvorak;

March 10, “The Green River Ordnance Plant, Northern Illinois and World War II” presented by Aaron Sterchi;

March 17, “Exclusion Laws in American History” presented by Mike Banghart.

Refreshments provided. (815-233-3000×216)

Freeport Public Library
100 E. Douglas Street

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