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History Connections: Harvey House History and the Old Lincoln Highway

Left: Author Stephen Fried, Jim Graham/Graham Studios Inc.

  • Time: 7–8:30pm

Award-winning journalist and author Stephen Fried presents on his New York Times best-selling book, Appetite for America: Fred Harvey and the Business of Civilizing the Wild West – One Meal at a Time. Fred Harvey was an immigrant entrepreneur who created a chain of hotels and restaurants (Doris Lee’s art was on their menus!) along the Santa Fe Trail. This program includes a panel discussion connecting to the local history of roadside tourism by Brian Butko, Director of Publications at the Heinz History Center, and Lauren Koker, Executive Director of the Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor.

Please note that the Simple Pleasures: The Art of Doris Lee exhibition will be open for special late viewing hours from 5-7pm this evening for you to experience the exhibition prior to the program. Additionally, the Museum Shop and Cafe Marchand will be open from 5-7pm.

Cost: $10 member/$15 non-member 

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  • Time: 7–8:30pm
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