Railroad lecture at Tinker Jan. 14
Railroads in the local area will be the topic of a lecture at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 14, at Rockford’s Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum.
Dr. Simon Cordery, chairman of the History Department at Monmouth College, will present the lecture.
Cordery has served on the Executive Board of the National Railroad Hall of Fame since 2000. He has a bachelor’s degree from Northern Illinois University, a master’s degree from the University of York and a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin.
The Jan. 14 lecture will last approximately an hour and will be followed by a question-and-answer period.
Tickets for the lecture are $5 for non-members and $3 for members. Refreshments will be served.
Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum, 411 Kent St., Rockford. Call (815) 964-2424 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for tickets or more information about the event. The museum is online at www.tinkercottage.com.
From the Dec. 28, 2011-Jan. 3, 2012, issue
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