Stucky to speak on county trail history at Lifelong Learning


BrianStucky
BrianStucky

Local historian, tour guide and Goessel public school teacher Brian Stucky will be sharing “Discovering the History of Marion County: Trails, Indians, Settlers” at Lifelong Learning Friday, Oct. 19.

Stucky will speak about his recent findings and research completed in the area, including the Indians, early settlers and Marion County trails.

Stucky has done much research on the early trails running through Marion County. During summer 2010, he hosted a workshop on the subject, an event funded and presented by the National Park Service and the Oregon California Trail Association.

Stucky teaches art and photography at Goessel Elementary and High School and wrote a book titled “Hallowed Hardwoods” about some of the vintage basketball gyms of Kansas. It was published in 2003.

The session will be at 9:45 a.m Friday, Oct. 19 in the Wohlge­muth Music Education Center on the Tabor campus.

Lifelong Learning meets regularly through the fall and spring semesters. Fees are $4 per session or $15 per semester ($29 per couple) payable at the door.

Registration allows for lunch at a discounted rate in the cafeteria after the session.

For more information, contact Connie Isaac, coordinator, at 620-947-5964, or conniei@­tabor.edu.


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