Historical society’s speaker series will cover local, national topics

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Staff report


The Trumbull County Historical Society will launch its annual Sunday Speaker Series with the first program at 2 p.m. Sunday. Seven of the nine programs will be at the Kinsman House, 303 Mahoning Ave., home of the Warren Heritage Center.

This week’s lecture is “Ohio’s Role in Woman Suffrage: Three Reasons to Celebrate BIG.” It will be presented by Katherine Durack in partnership with the Upton Association. Durack is a representative from the Turning Point Suffragist Memorial, a nationwide organization dedicated to bringing a national memorial to honor suffragists by the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment in 2020.

Meghan Reed, historical society executive director, said speakers from across the country will present information this year thanks to a sponsorship from Paige & Byrnes Insurance.

The series will continue the first Sunday of every month from May through December. All programs begin at 2 p.m., and are free, family friendly, and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

Here is the schedule: