Ste. Genevieve History Conference Coming Up

(Ste. Genevieve) The Ste. Genevieve History Conference is coming up on Saturday, September 16th.

This event is sponsored by the Foundation for Restoration of Ste. Genevieve.

Bob Mueller is a member of the foundation.

He provides some details about the conference.

There will be five speakers at the conference.

Mueller tells us about a couple of them, starting with Mark Kelly.

Mueller himself will be one of the speakers.

He’s an independent researcher and historian.

His topic will be Jacques Guibourd and his family.

There’s Dr. Brad Lookingbill, a distinguished professor of history at Columbia College in Missouri.

His talk is titled “Missouri, The Heart of the Nation”.

Also, Dr. Robert Moore, a retired historian from the National Park Service will do a talk called “Courage and Cannonballs: A New Look at the Military Aspects of the Battle of Fort San Carlos.

It’s also known as the Battle of St. Louis that happened in 1780 during the Revolutionary War.

The Ste. Genevieve History Conference runs from 8 until 4 on Saturday, September 16th at the Ste. Genevieve County Community Center.

Admission is $50 a person which will get you into a reception the night before the conference, you’ll be able to see all presentations and you get a continental breakfast and a lunch.

Courtesy Luke Turnbough

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Courtesy Luke Turnbough