Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events
Jan
28
Tue
Membership Show & Tell @ TCHA History Center
Jan 28 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Membership Show & Tell @ TCHA History Center

TCHA Members can bring an interesting item from their own personal collections to share with the group. A short presentation will follow the round-table sharing.

Guest Presenter for January is Pete Bill
Mudlavia, Kramer Indiana, No To Bac and Constipation Relief!
In the age of snake-oil cures and strange therapies, Mudlavia was created along with the town of Kramer, Indiana. From the mind of Henry L. Kramer, the owner of the Mudlavia Resort, came a variety of strange “health” medications.

Feb
8
Sat
TCHA Annual Membership Meeting @ TCHA History Center
Feb 8 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
TCHA Annual Membership Meeting @ TCHA History Center

TCHA members are invited to participated in our annual meeting to report on the accomplishments and challenges faced by the organization during 2019 and the anticipated activities of 2020. Members will vote on new and returning Board of Governors. Award winners for TCHA Volunteer of the Year and Ball-Sholty Award will be announced.
Special guest speaker , Charles Hyde, President & CEO of the the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site in Indianapolis.

Cost is $10.00 per person. RSVP Required by January 24, 2020.

This event is generously sponsored by Thieme and Adair.

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
19
Wed
Explore Your History… @ TCHA History Center
Feb 19 @ 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.

Feb
25
Tue
Membership Show & Tell @ TCHA History Center
Feb 25 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Membership Show & Tell @ TCHA History Center

TCHA Members can bring an interesting item from their own personal collections to share with the group. A short presentation will follow the round-table sharing.

Guest Presenter for February is Greg Swank
Civil War Weapons
Greg Swank is a collector of Civil War weapons. Greg will be sharing several items from his collections and sharing the stories behind the artifacts.

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.