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Lunch Lectures on Zoom

Overview

Lunch Lectures on Zoom!


Rates

  • Person - $7
  • Museum Members - Free (Museum Members should call the museum and speak to a Front Desk representative to register)

About

History: Stories Of Our Past
Lunch Lectures On Zoom

This seven-week 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 seven-week schedule is below:

Wednesday, January 6 . Noon
Sock Monkeys
& Rockford's Industrial Past
Speaker: Caitlin Treece
Educator, Midway Village Museum

Thursday, January 21 . Noon
History of the Pledge of Allegiance
Speaker: Sue Saunders
History Interpreter, Midway Village Museum
Please note this is a THURSDAY lecture. The original Wednesday date is the day of the United States Presidential inauguration.

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

Cost:
$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.

Lunch Lectures on Zoom