Museum Members - Free (Museum Members should call the museum and speak to a Front Desk representative to register)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more options.