2019 Winter Lecture Series kicks off Wednesday

BELLAIRE — The Great Stone Viaduct Society in partnership with the Bellaire Public Library will be hosting the annual Winter Lecture Series this February and March.

Lectures will consist of a variety of well known authors and historians who continue to foster their love of history for the Ohio Valley.

Most of the lectures will be held at 6 p.m. the Bellaire Public Library in Bellaire every Wednesday in February and March. The lecture series will be on location this year for two events. On Feb. 27, they will be hosting the event at the Grave Creek mound museum in Moundsville. On March 27, they will be hosting the event at St. Mary’s in St. Clairsville. The lectures continue adult education and bring history alive.

Admission is free to the public. Light refreshments are also available. If you have any questions, please visit The Great Stone Viaduct Society’s Facebook page or call Erica Keller at 740-359-0783.

Following is a schedule of upcoming lectures for 2019:

Feb. 6 — Roger Pickenpaugh, “Rampage on the River,” The 1936 Marietta Flood;

Feb. 13 — David Simmons, Panhandle River Crossing of Steubenville;

Feb. 20 — Wayne Cekola, The office of Price Administration Tokens; complete image and resource checklist;

Feb. 27 — Hank Lutton, Vanished Monuments: The Lost Prehistoric Mounds and Landscapes of the Upper Ohio Valley(at Grave Creek Mound);

March 6 — Larrie Green, African American History;

March 13 — Marcia Hartman, Tales from Crossroads Magazine;

March 20 — Jeanne Finstein and Judi Hendrickson, The trial of Bill Lias’ wife;

March 27 — Frank Fregiato, Lovers Lane Murder; and

Dan Frizzi — Dan Frizzi, “Morte de Una Ragazza, Death of an Italian girl” (on location at St. Mary’s Church, St. Clairsville).