On Saturday, November 16, 2019, from 12:00-4:00 PM, the Museum will host its third annual History Celebration. The event will feature informational booths of local organizations from Vanderburgh and adjoining counties that present history to the public—museums, libraries and historical societies.
At 2:00 PM, featured speaker Dr. Stella Ress will present Local Matters: Local History and Reshaping the National Narrative.
Stella Ress is an assistant professor in the department of history at the University of Southern Indiana where she teaches courses on United States and Public History. She has published in the areas of Public History, Cultural History, the History of Girls, and Urban History. She is also actively involved in researching, preserving, and promoting local history. Her latest local history project, the exhibit, “Stonewall and its Connection to Evansville’s Queer Past” displayed in the windows of Evansville’s Alahambra Theater.