422 West Sandusky Street Findlay, Ohio

2022 Brown Bag Lectures

Scheduled for the first Thursday of each month on a variety of topics relevant to Hancock County and Ohio. February & March lectures will be in hybrid format, in-person and on Zoom. Registration will be taken for these two Zoom lectures.

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 3 Dr. Alvin Dwayne Beggs, “The Tonkin Gulf Resolution and the American Entrance to the Vietnam War” (in-person & Zoom)
March 3 Barb Lockard & Karen Striet, “Chapel Veils, Cough Drops, and Queen for a Day: Being a Kid in the 1950s” (in-person & Zoom)
April 7 Fred Steiner, “115 Years Ahead of its Time: What are those Railroad Tracks Doing Under Bluffton’s Main Street?”
May 5 Reginald Routson, “Findlay’s Rock Bands and Music Venues of the 1960s”
June 2 Dwight Wilson, “All About Honeybees”
July NO LECTURE – Ice Cream Social on July 4th
August 4 Anna Drewes, “Painting Conservation 101”
September 1 Dr. Andrew Hershberger, “Photography and the Great Depression: Dorothea Lange”
October 6 Joy Bennett, “Sci-Fi Movies of the 1950s”
November 3 Ron Ammons, “The Experiences of Local People in the Closing Months of WWII”
December 1 Dr. Chuck Coletta, “Good Grief!: A History of the Peanuts Comic Strip and A Classic Christmas Special”