Show & Tell: Purdue’s First President @ The History Center
Mar 12 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Scientist, professor, veteran, Indiana State Geologist and Purdue’s first president. While he is most well-known for the latter, Richard Owen only served the University for nineteen months, resigning before the first class was held in 1874. Come learn about Richard Owen’s life, and even more interesting death.

Presented by Claire Eagle. This program is sponsored by the National Group.

Learn more about Show & Tell programs: Remember grade school Show & Tell, and how you looked forward to it all week? We all brought things from home that we thought were special or that were important to us. Recapture that school magic with TCHA’s Show & Tell programs! Bring a favorite piece from your collections, share what you know with others in the audience, and learn something new! Afterwards, sit back in your chair and engage with the presenter’s program.

This program will also be available by Zoom. Check back for the link later!