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Gateway History Conference 2016

Event Details

April 23, 2016 9:00 AM — April 23, 2016 4:30 PM
Location: Eagle Point Park Lodge
3900 North 3rd Street
Clinton, IA 52732
Contact Name: Brad Wiles
Email: bwiles@clintonpubliclibrary.us
Phone: 563-242-9115
Website: http://tinyurl.com/jbnpqkp

Event Description

The 2016 Gateway History Conference will be held Saturday April 23, 2015 at Eagle Point Lodge in Clinton, Iowa from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This year’s title is “Cannot Tame That Lawless Stream: Environmental History of the Upper Mississippi River in the Iowa-Illinois Gateway Area.” Amongst the backdrop of Lake Clinton – the largest man made portion of the Upper Mississippi – presenters will examine the changing ecology of the river through the lens of Iowa-Illinois Gateway history. The presentations will be followed by a screening and discussion of River To River: Iowa’s Forgotten Highway 6 with filmmakers Kelly and Tammy Rundle. The conference is hosted by the Sawmill Museum and the Clinton Public Library. All conference sessions are free and open to the public. Registration is not required but RSVPs are encouraged. To RSVP or for more information please contact Brad Wiles at bwiles@clintonpubliclibrary.us or 563-242-9115. Visit http://tinyurl.com/jbnpqkp for the conference schedule and program.