Formal Speaking Engagements

April 2, 2020

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Historians on Tap:

Scandals of the Past

Thursday, April 2, 2020

6:00 pm EDT

Facebook Live Event

Hosted by:

This virtual event was hosted during the Covid-19 pandemic of 2020. 

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October 19, 2019

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Tales of Henry, IL

Saturday, October 19th at 5:30pm

American Legion Building

303 Main Street, Henry, IL

Hear the adventures of the Powells in Henry, IL in the 1850s. Through their letters, you'll hear tales of the steamboats, the parties, and the dramas of local residents.

February 2, 2019

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Unheard Voices of Civil War Winchester From the Powell Family Papers

Saturday, February 2, 2019

11:00am - 12:00pm

Handley Regional Library

Hear the tale of the Powells who ran a girls school at Braddock St. and Amherst St. and their Civil War experience. Through them, the great actress Katharine Hepburn has strong ties to Civil War Winchester.