Brown Bag/Local Lore “Handwritten History”

Join the Ellwood House and DeKalb County History Center for “Handwritten History,” a free lecture by Audrey King, the Ellwood House Museum’s Curator of Education and Interpretation. This event will take place on August 5th at noon. During this one-hour presentation, King will share the process of transcribing and caring for documents in the collection, uncover some of the stories revealed in these documents, and highlight volunteer opportunities in the collections space.

The presentation is part of Brown Bag Lunch/Local Lore, the museums’ series of free monthly lectures. “Handwritten History” will be held in-person in the Ellwood House Museum’s Visitor Center.

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To learn more, please contact Audrey King at (815) 756-4609 or


Aug 05 2021


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Ellwood House Museum
Dekalb, IL