The Friends of the Florence County Public Library will present the annual Joe Stukes History Series starting on Tuesday, March 16, 2010. Dr. Joseph Stukes will present four Chautauqua-style living history presentations of famous historical figures in the Spring and Fall of 2010 at the Florence County Public Library in Florence, SC. SC Humanities supported this project through a Major Grant in February 2010.
Stukes will present the follow presentations:
Tuesday, March 16, 2010, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. – "Thomas Jefferson: I Remember Buying Louisiana"
Thursday, April 8, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. – "Martin Luther King: Others Call it the Black Revolution"
Thursday, September 26, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. – "Theodore Roosevelt: That Panama Canal Business"
Tuesday, October 8, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. – "James K. Polk: Why We Fought the Mexican War"
Dr. Joseph Taylor Stukes has taught at Darlington School for Boys, Presbyterian Junior College, Lander University, Erkskine College, and, from 1974 – 1996 was a professor and Chair of the Francis Marion History Department.
Image: Dr. Joseph Stukes portrays Mozart in a previous lecture series. Image courtesy of News Journal.
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