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History: Stories of Our Past Lunch Lectures on Zoom


This series offers you the chance to connect with Rockford's past
in a lunch and learn program format. Learn about Rockford's history through
these informative lectures presented by professional museum staff
and local historians.

The schedule is below:

Wednesday, February 3 . Noon

African American Soldiers at Camp Grant
Speaker: Joyce Higgins
Rockford Local Historian & Author

Wednesday, February 17 . Noon
Rockford and the Negro Motorist's Green Book
Speaker: Laura Furman,
Curator, Midway Village Museum

Wednesday, March 3 . Noon
The Amazing Bessica Raiche
Speaker: Dave Eisele
History Interpreter, Midway Village Museum

Wednesday, March 17 . Noon
The Suffrage Movement
Speaker: Laura Furman
Curator, Midway Village Museum

Wednesday, March 31 . Noon
Rockford Peaches
Speaker: Caitlin Treece
Educator, Midway Village Museum

$7 per person
Museum Members are free

To Register: online at www.midwayvillage.com or call 815-397-9112.

Museum Members should call the museum and speak to a Front Desk representative to register at 815-397-9112.

A Zoom link is sent to your email following the registration deadline each Wednesday prior to the start of the program. The Thursday, January 21 Zoom program link will be sent to you the morning of that program.

You must register for each program separately.

If you are not available to attend via Zoom contact Caitlin Treece, Educator, at 815-397-9112, ext. 106 or email educator@midwayvillage.com for more options.

History: Stories of Our Past Lunch Lectures on Zoom