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OWLS Wisdom Wednesday

OWLS stands for Older Wiser Lifelong Scholars. Take a look at our Wisdom Wednesday schedule.

Coffee Time: A Photographic Look at the Late Great Pennsylvania Railroad - June 11 at 10 a.m.

Frederick J. Ripley is an acclaimed photographer of American railroads whose work is exhibited and published widely. Dr. Ripley has been interpreting, writing, and speaking about the American railroad scene For 35 years — and on June 11, he will project fascinating images and display some framed enlargements of his favorite main line, the former Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) in Pennsylvania and eastern Ohio.

Coffee Time: The Newark Earthworks One of the World’s Ancient Wonders - July 9 at 10 a.m.

Brad Lepper, author, and senior archaeologist with the Ohio History Connection will provide us with insights about the ancient American Indian Hopewell culture that was centered in southern Ohio during the time of the Roman Empire. The earthworks once covered more than four square miles. Its architecture incorporated precise geometry and accurate astronomical alignments exemplifying the creative genius of the ancient builders. Come be informed about this historical site and culture.

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