EVENTS & CONCERTS: THE YOUNGSTOWN EXPERIENCE
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Check out all of the exciting happenings, events and concerts Youngstown has to offer!
Thursday, February 2020
“Selma: 55 Years Later” will be a special community event to review and commemorate many aspects of the American Civil Rights Movement. The evening presentation and discussions will be held on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 6:00pm at the Tyler History Center, 325 W. Federal Street in downtown Youngstown. Joanne Bland, co-founder and former director of the National Civil Rights Museum in Selma, AL, will be the main presenter. After Selma, a documentary film about the Civil Rights Marches from…Find out more »
Bites and Bits of History: What Brought Them Here – African American Migrations into the Mahoning Valley
From the Underground Railroad, post-Civil War migration and the Great Migration, discover the factors which brought Blacks here and the impact their presence has made. Presented by Stacey Adger, local historian and genealogist. Bites and Bits of History Lunch Programs are offered every third Thursday of the month. The program is free and attendees may bring their own lunch. The Tyler History Center doors open at 11:30am. In addition to ample street parking nearby, an adjacent public lot on the…Find out more »
Thursday, March 2020
This presentation will explore the history of Victorian-era crazy quilts and will feature local examples from the MVHS Collection. These colorful, patchwork pieces represent the skill and style of the quilters who made them. Presented by Virginia Draa, Ed. D., and Jessica Trickett, MVHS Collections Manager. Bites and Bits of History Lunch Programs are offered every third Thursday of the month. The program is free and attendees may bring their own lunch. The Tyler History Center doors open at 11:30am.…Find out more »
Thursday, April 2020
155 years ago, the nation awoke to the news that President Lincoln was dead. A single gunshot had changed the face of the Civil War in a conspiracy to overthrow the United States Government. Uncover the people involved, their legacy, and how the event forever changed the nation. Presented by Traci Manning, MVHS Curator of Education. Bites and Bits of History Lunch Programs are offered every third Thursday of the month. The program is free and attendees may bring their…Find out more »