Fall History Conference
Sep 17, 2022
 

The 2022 Foundation for Restoration of Ste. Genevieve History Conference will be held on Saturday, September 17, 2022, in the Ste. Genevieve County Community Center located at 21390 Highway 32. from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will also be a Friday night reception between 5 and 7 p.m. at the Jacques Guibourd House 1 N. 4th Street. The Conference is held each September in historic Ste. Genevieve and features speaker presentations highlighting people and events which influenced the history of Ste. Genevieve and the Upper Louisiana Territory. This year's speakers and topics include:
 
H. Riley Bock – Trustee and former president of the State Historical Society of Missouri, The New Madrid Earthquake Claims: A Disaster of Fraud
 
Sharon Person - Retired professor from St. Louis Community College, Ste. Genevieve Counts: Continuities and Change 1752-1787
 
Dr. Mark Wagner - Associate Professor and Director, Center for Archaeological Investigations, SIU, Bound to the Western Waters: Recent Archaeological Investigations at Fort Kaskaskia, Illinois
 
Dr. William Eddleman – Associate Director, State Historical Society of Missouri Cape Research, The Strothers Family of Early Ste. Genevieve and Cape Girardeau
 
Doug Harding – Independent Researcher and Park Ranger at Gateway Arch National Park, Down the Rabbit Hole: African Americans of Ste. Genevieve

 

Schedule for the September17th History Conference

 

 

8:00 – 8:55                  Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:55 – 9:00                  Welcome by Skip Weiler

9:00 – 9:50                  H. Riley Bock – “The New Madrid Earthquake Claims: A Disaster of Fraud”

10:00 – 10:50              Sharon Person – “Ste. Genevieve Counts: Continuities and Change 1752-1787”

10:50 – 11:05              Break

11:05 – 11:55              Dr. Mark Wagner – “Bound to the Western Waters: Recent Archaeological Investigations at Fort Kaskaskia, Illinois”

11:55 – 1:15                Lunch

1:15 – 1:35                  Skip Weiler - Update on Ste. Genevieve NPS Park Initiatives

1:40  – 2:30                 Dr. William Eddleman – “The Strothers Family of Early Ste. Genevieve and Cape Girardeau”

2:30  – 245                  Break

2:50 – 3:40                  Doug Harding – “Down the Rabbit Hole: African Americans of Ste. Genevieve”

3:40                             Closing Remarks

For more information, contact the Foundation at ffrsg@att.net or call the office at 573-883-9622

Visit http://www.visitstegen.com for information on Ste. Genevieve.

Contact Us:

Thanks! Message sent.

For information on other Foundation sponsored events, click here.