2018 topics for History Speaks at the Woodson History Center

Once again we’ve created a varied list of speakers and topics for upcoming History Speaks at the Woodson History Center. Here’s our complete list of dates and topics for 2018.

All of these presentations will begin at 2 pm on the designated day, and will be in the lower level at the Woodson History Center, 410 McIndoe Street, Wausau.

Saturday, January 27, 2018: Forward: Progressive Era Women Reformers, Paul Clark

Saturday, February 17, 2018: Between Two Cultures: The Story of a First Generation Hmong American Who Becomes a Professional, Maysee Yang Herr

Sunday, March 25, 2018: Advances in the Treatment of Heart Disease Since 1970, Dr. Rick Engelmeier

Sunday, April 8, 2018: John James Audubon and “The Birds of America,” Brett Barker

Sunday, April 29, 2018: Streets of Downtown Wausau, Gary Gisselman

Saturday, May 19, 2018: 150 Years of the Wisconsin Valley Fair, Ben Clark

Saturday, June 23, 2018: Civil War Medicine – Hollywood Style (The Good, The Bad, The Ugly), Dr. Gordon Dammann

Sunday, August 26, 2018: New Discoveries in Wisconsin Archaeology: Rock Art and the Mississippian Settlement at Trempealeau, Danielle Benden and Robert Boszhardt; Native American stone tool and implement identification for the public begins at 1 pm

September 2018 (date to be determined): Tibet: Culture and Conflict on the Roof of the World, Rick Lohr

Saturday, October 6, 2018: Capturing the Packers: 75 Years of Biever Family Photography, Matt Foss

Saturday, October 20, 2018: The Milk Industry in Wisconsin, Patrick Geoghegan

Saturday, November 3, 2018: Over Here: the American Home Front in World War I, Brett Barker