Museum to host lecture series, kids’ weekend events

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POMEROY — It will be a busy weekend for the Meigs County Historical Society with a Lecture Series event on Friday evening, followed by Kids’ Weekend at the museum.

The speaker for Friday’s event, Shannon Scott, is vice president of the Meigs County Historical Society and an integrated social studies education major at the University of Rio Grande.

Scott will be lecturing on Pomeroy’s First Ward in the 19th century, including the works of James Edwin Campbell and James McHenry Jones. Scott will be reading from an original copy of Jones book which includes information on the family’s arrival in Pomeroy.

Door will open at 6 p.m. at Grace Episcopal Church on Main Street in Pomeroy, with the lecture to follow at 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served beginning at 6 p.m.

On Saturday from non-4 p.m. is Kids’ Weekend at the museum.

Volunteers will be on hand to assist children with making a “Love Bug” craft, as well as enjoying cookies. Participants are reminded to bring their passports which are also available at the gift shop for free. This is the first Kids’ weekend of 2017.

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