Mount Pleasant, IA – February 22, 2022 — The Friends of the Harlan-Lincoln House, in coordination with Iowa Wesleyan University, is excited to host the Brown Bag Lecture Series once again. This series brings together authors, historians, and experts to present on a wide range of topics. For more than a decade, supporters have blocked off their calendars for each Tuesday in March in anticipation of gathering together to explore history.
Beginning on March 1, author, historian, and member of the Executive Committee of the Friends of the Harlan-Lincoln House, Paul Juhl, and Director of the Harlan-Lincoln House, Madison Pullis, will present “Pieces of the Past: The Harlan and the Lincolns.”
On March 8, join architectural history consultant, curator, researcher, and author, Paul Larson for “Folk Cottages of Southeast Iowa.”
Jeff Meyer, historian, and Iowa Wesleyan archivist, will present “Did You Hear About the Lady Lawyer? Telecommunications, Railroads, and Information Transmission in 1869” on March 15.
Then, on March 22, the Friends of the Harlan-Lincoln House are hosting a bus trip for a unique opportunity to experience the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. Currently, this event has reached its capacity, and registration is closed.
Finally, historian, author, and genealogist Rich Hileman presents “And Also in Iowa: Lincoln’s Iowa Cousins” on March 29.
Lectures are held at noon in the Social Hall of the Howe Student Activity Center at Iowa Wesleyan University. All on-campus Brown Bag Lectures are free to the public. For questions or more information please visit harlanlincolnhouse.org/brown-
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