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"'Take Me to the Green Valley and Lay the Sod O'er Me': Burials on the Western Frontier."

"'Take Me to the Green Valley and Lay the Sod O'er Me': Burials on the Western Frontier."

On Sunday, July 14, 2024, at 2:00 PM, in the Betty Strong Encounter Center auditorium, Helen Lewis presents another unique program. Admission is free with a reception to follow.

"'Take Me to the Green Valley and Lay the Sod O'er Me': Burials on the Western Frontier" opens with some background of burials along the trail West by the covered wagon pioneers. Lewis includes information of the handling of “along-the-trail” burials through a selection of John Wayne Westerns.

Helen Lewis has been teaching courses in English and Humanities since 1971. Her special interests include Westerns, women artists, medieval mysteries, and square dancing. Originally with the Great Plains Chautauqua Society, Lewis currently offers many programs for Humanities Iowa and Nebraska Humanities.

Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center Betty Strong Encounter Center
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM on Sun, 14 Jul 2024

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Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center
(712) 224-5242

Artist Group Info

tjackson@siouxcitylcic.com
Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center Betty Strong Encounter Center
900 Larsen Park Rd
Sioux City, Iowa 51103
7122245242
tjackson@siouxcitylcic.com