Eleutherian College to host celebration on Saturday
Friday, September 20, 2013 11:00 AM
Eleutherian College hosts its 2013 Fall Celebration from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday. The event will offer tours, lectures, demonstrations, exhibits, food and music.
The schedule includes:
10 to 11 a.m. - Self-guided tours of the college
11 a.m. - Lecture: Abolition and Anti-abolition in Jefferson County by Mark Furnish, doctoral candidate, Purdue University, and local historian
Noon to 1 p.m. - Self-guided tours
1 p.m. - Lecture: Use of Tree Ring Dating in Historic Structures by Dr. Darrin Rubino, associate professor of biology, Hanover College
2 to 3 p.m. - Self-guided tours
3 p.m. - Lecture: Archeological Exploration at Eleutherian College by Dr. Sean O'Neil, assistant professor of classical studies, Hanover College
4:30 to 5:30 p.m. - Guided tours
5:30 to 7 p.m. - Music by Elbow Room; music ensemble comprised of Hanover College faculty, staff and students
10 a.m. to 7 p.m. - Food offered all day
10 a.m. to 7 p.m. - Exhibits and displays provided by Vernon Grey: Civil War Encampment; Cornerstone Society; Eleutherian College; Historic Madison, Inc.; Lanier Mansion; Jennings County Library and Historical Society; Rivers Institute Steamboat history exhibit; Stone cutting display
Eleutherian College, a National Historic Landmark, is located at 6927 W. State Road 250. Take State Road 7 north from Madison to State Road 250, turn left and follow the road to the college. For additional information call (812) 866-7291.