september, 2017

sun10sep12:00 pmsun4:00 pmHistory Extravaganza12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Evansville Museum 411 S.E. Riverside Drive Evansville


(Sunday) 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Evansville Museum 411 S.E. Riverside Drive Evansville

Event Details

On Sunday, September 10, 2017 from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m., the Evansville Museum will host its initial History Extravaganza. This family-friendly activity will have something for everyone, including hands-on history activities, presentations on local history, booths of local history organizations, historical re-enactors and more.

Highlights of the day include:

– Antique Bicycle Exhibition and Demonstrations by the Indiana and Kentucky Chapters of the Wheelmen

– The Lincoln Boyhood Adventure Mobile Play Area from Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial

– Informational Booths and Activities from many Local History Organizations

-Demonstrations by the Society for Creative Anachronism

– Speakers on Local History including, Dennis Au on the McCurdy Hotel, Harold Morgan on local transportation history, Stan Schmitt on the 1947 Evansville Centennial Parade with historic film footage in cooperation with the Vanderburgh County Historical Society and Joe Engler on the growth of schools in Evansville