Past Event

Preserving Personal and Family Journey Stories

Dr. Loren Horton, Emeritus Senior Historian, from the State Historical Society of Iowa, has made a study of diaries of extraordinary people doing extraordinary things. As an opening program, he will feature some of these diary excerpts kep by travelers along overland trails to the American West. He will offer a workshop and advice for recording personal and family journey stories through memoir writing and oral history.

For more information, please contact the Heritage Center at 309.755.8398.