Feb
9
Sun
History According to Hollywood Film Night @ TCHA History Center
Feb 9 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

February’s Movie feature: Amistad (1997)
In 1839, the revolt of Mende captives aboard a Spanish-owned ship causes a major controversy in the United States when the ship is captured off the coast of Long Island. The courts must decide whether the Mende are slaves or legally free. Winner of 4 Oscars.

Sponsored by the National Group.

Free popcorn, additional refreshments will be available for purchase.

Feb
12
Wed
Explore Your History… @ TCHA History Center
Feb 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Explore Your History
Evening Wine & Cheese Lectures Sponsored by the National Group.
Complimentary wine and cheese provided by Wild Cat Creek Winery.
$5.00 for non-members, free for TCHA members.

February’s Feature: A Historical Evolution of the American Songbook as it relates to African- American influences.
Featuring the Black Voices of Inspiration and Heart & Souls vocal choirs from Purdue University.
Join us as these two amazing vocal choirs perform selections that highlight the evolution of the American Songbook as it in influences by African and African-American music.

Feb
20
Thu
History at High Noon: Helen Gougar- Revolutionary for Women’s Right to Vote @ Fisher Funeral Chapel
Feb 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
History at High Noon: Helen Gougar- Revolutionary for Women's Right to Vote @ Fisher Funeral Chapel

Although Helen Gougar resided in Lafayette, her remarkable impact as a lawyer, a temperance movement leader, and a strong advocate for women’s rights resonated across Indiana. Jonathan Fisher, who owns the Helen Gougar house at 914 Columbia Street, is welcoming us to Helen’s house to hear his story about the intriguing life of Helen Gougar.

Sponsored by the National Group.

Mar
8
Sun
History According to Hollywood Film Night @ TCHA History Center
Mar 8 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

March’s Movie feature: Amadeus (1984)
The life, success and troubles of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, as told by Antonio Salieri, the contemporaneous composer who was insanely jealous of Mozart’s talent and claimed to have murdered him. Winner of 8 Oscars.

Sponsored by the National Group.

Free popcorn, additional refreshments will be available for purchase.

Mar
11
Wed
Explore Your History… @ TCHA History Center
Mar 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Explore Your History
Evening Wine & Cheese Lectures Sponsored by the National Group.
Complimentary wine and cheese provided by Wild Cat Creek Winery.
$5.00 for non-members, free for TCHA members.

March’s Feature: History of Purdue’s Battery B and C in events leading up to World War I.
Guest Speaker: David Hovde
Just before World War I, the Lafayette area was the center of the Indiana National Guard Artillery. Two of the three batteries were based in Tippecanoe County. Retired Purdue archivist, David Hovde will explain how Purdue Battery B and C impacted Indiana’s participation in the Mexican Border Campaign and World War I.

Mar
14
Sat
Tipsy-canoe: A History of Taverns, Prohibition and Mixed Drinks @ The Knickerbocker Saloon
Mar 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Tipsy-canoe: A History of Taverns, Prohibition and Mixed Drinks @ The Knickerbocker Saloon

Tipsy-Canoe: A History of Taverns, Prohibition and Mixed Drinks
Presented by Craig Hadley, Executive Director of TCHA and Jeff Hamann, Owner of the Knickerbocker Saloon

Join us for a discussion on the history of mixed drinks, early tavern drinking and prohibition at this 1835 establishment. There will be samples of the various alcoholic mixed drinks made available to the participants along with bite sized foods. You must be 21 years of age or older to attend.
Admission is $30.00 for TCHA members and $40.00 for non-members. Tickets available February 1, 2020.
Please make your reservations in advance by purchasing tickets at either the Knickerbocker Saloon, the TCHA History Center, Arganbright Genealogy Center, or go online.

Sponsored by The Knickerbocker Saloon and Digby’s Pub & Patio.