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June Meeting

June 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free
Cover of Unremembered: Tales of the Nearly Famous and the Not Quite Forgotten

     Ken Zurski, author of the Wreck of the Columbia, will talk about his latest book Unremembered: Tales of the Nearly Famous and the Not Quite Forgotten.
     Ken says  “This is a history book about people and events that were famous once now mostly forgotten. It’s also about how lives connect and intertwine. Using a flowing narrative of multiple themes, I chronicle these fascinating figures in ways that made them instantly popular and reveal good or bad why today they are the stories of the Unremembered.”
     According to the book’s back cover, Ken “provides a fascinating collection of once famous people and events that are now all but forgotten by time.  Using a backdrop of schemes and discoveries, adventures and tragedies, Zurski weaves these figures and the events that shaped them into a narrative that reveals history’s many coincidences, connections, and correlations.
     Tumble over Niagara Falls in a barrel, soar on the first transcontinental machine-powered flight, and founder aboard a burning steamboat.  From an adventurous young woman circumnavigating the globe to a self-absorbed eccentric running for President of the United States, Unremembered brings back these lost stories and souls for a new generation to discover.“
     Normal business meeting will follow.

Details

Date:
June 11
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Venue

Ehrlicher Research Center
719 N 11th Street
Pekin, IL 61554 United States
Phone:
(309) 477-3044

Organizer

TCGHS
Phone:
309 477-3044
Email:
tcghs@tcghs.org
Website:
www.tcghs.org