Local History Alive
The Local History Alive series connects local residents with their own history through lively and informative presentations. The series meets the mission of the library, in essence, providing access to lifelong learning that enriches our lives and community.
These programs will be hosted in the Lester Public Library’s Community Room.
No registration is required.
Two Rivers and Pro Football
Wednesday, November 8 6:00 PM
Located less than 40 miles from Green Bay, Two Rivers’ connection with professional football may seem inherent and obvious. But between 1939 and 1947, Two Rivers had a more intimate connection with the game as the preseason training site for several teams. Two Rivers native Patrick Gagnon examines the details of those years and those teams. Gagnon is a retired history instructor and currently serves on the Two Rivers City Council.
The French Canadian Connection to Two Rivers Part 2
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 6:00 PM
Rogers Street Fishing Village Executive Director Greg Goodchild recounts the French Canadian migrants’ relationship with indigenous tribes. The mixing of the two cultures and subsequent relationships based upon mutual respect shed light on early Two Rivers development.
The Local History Alive series features a mix of professional and amateur historians discussing a wide range of topics that focus primarily on Two Rivers area history.
Whether you are a subject expert on a particular topic of local history or just someone with a passion for research and a story to tell, if you are willing to share your research, we’d like to hear from you. Please contact Jeff Dawson at (920)793-7104.