422 West Sandusky Street Findlay, Ohio

2023 Brown Bag Lectures

Scheduled for the first Thursday of each month on a variety of topics relevant to Hancock County and Ohio.

All lectures are held at the Hancock Historical Museum. Lectures are free for Museum members and the cost of regular admission for nonmembers. Lunches will not be available for purchase, though guests may bring their own lunch. Please call the Museum at (419) 423-4433 for more information.

Date Topic and Presenter
February 2 Kate Hayfield, “Indiana Jones Lied to You!: An Archaeologist’s Perspective”
March 2 Dr. Chuck Coletta, “Television in Jeopardy: The 1950s Quiz Show Scandals”
April 6 Dr. Cheryl Dong, “We Ain’t Been Pickin’ On the Parkway: Appalachian Heritage, Identity, and Landloss in the Wake of the Blue Ridge Parkway”
May 4 Dr. Alvin Dwayne Beggs, “The Tonkin Gulf Resolution and the American Entrance to the Vietnam War”
June 1 Dr. Robert Kroeger, “Round Barns of America” *with book signing
July NO LECTURE – Ice Cream Social on July 4th
August 3 Tom O’Grady, “Not Since Tecumseh: A Total Eclipse of the Sun in the Ohio Country”
September 7 Dr. Rebecca Mancuso, “”We Support Child Support”: Ohio Women’s Activism Goes National, 1984-2005”
October 5 Fred Steiner, “A Dark Night in Bluffton”
November 2 Bob Weinberg, “Serving as a Sentinel at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier”
December 7 Ron Ammons, “Battle of the Bulge”