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 Tippecanoe County’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.
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. 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.