2022 Great Stone Viaduct Winter Lecture Series

Great Stone Viaduct Winter Lecture Series for AdultsThe 2022 Great Stone Viaduct Series concluded March 30th. A big thank you goes out to all of our presenters and our attendees for making this years come back a huge success. BPL was honored to be able to partner this year with The Great Stone Viaduct Historical Education Society to have both in-person and online programming for the 10th annual series. Recorded versions of the 2022 lectures many be viewed below.

View recorded versions of the 2023 GSV Winter Lecture Series*
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View recorded versions of the 2021 GSV Winter Lecture Series

2022 Great Stone Viaduct Winter Lecture Schedule

  • 02/02: “The Untold Story of Isaac Zane, White Eagle of the Wyandots,” presented by author Alan Fitzpatrick

  • 02/09: “Just A Grocer's Son,” presented by author Dan Frizzi

  • 02/16: “Tourism: Point Pleasant and Mothman” presented by Dr. Robert Kruse, a cultural geographer

  • 02/23: “History and Prehistoric History of the Ohio Valley,” presented by Professor Phillip T. Fitzgibbons of the Franciscan University of Steubenville

  • 03/03: “Ohio Wines: A Geographical and Historical Perspective,” presented by Aron Massey, a geology professor at West Liberty University

  • 03/09: “History of Wheeling Aviation,” presented by Erin Rothenbuehler, Library Director of Bellaire Public Library

  • 03/16: “Bellaire Vision Plan,” presented by Crystal Lorimor, executive director of the Community Improvement Corp. of Belmont County

  • 03/23: “America’s First Interstate: The National Road 1806-1853,” presented by author Roger Pickenpaugh

  • 03/30: “Black Cats and Crossed Fingers: common superstitions and their origins," presented by local history researchers Jeanne Finstein and Judi Hendrickson (NOTE: Due to a malfunctioning microphone, there is no sound for the first ten minutes of the video.)

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