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2018 Great Stone Viaduct Society Winter Lecture Series

The Great Stone Viaduct Historical Education Society is looking forward to another year of the popular winter lecture series. This series consists of presentations on local historical topics from a number of presenters. This year's event will feature two "On the Road" presentations taking place in St. ​Clairsville. See below for the schedule of lectures. You can click each lecture topic to visit the Great Stone Viaduct Society's website and learn more about the presentations. Open to the public, those interested in these topics are encouraged to mark their calendars for Wednesday evenings during February and March.  All presentations begin promptly at 6 o'clock p.m. Refreshments will be served immediately prior to and at the conclusion of each lecture. The GSV Society will sponsor a table with watercolor prints, decorated ceramic crocks, maps and other historical collectibles for sale to the public.

February 14th: “St. John’s Football: Celebrating 90 years of Irish Tradition & Creativity” - Robert “Bubba” Kapral​

Lecture presented in the Community Room of the Bellaire Public Library, 330 32nd Street, Bellaire.

February 21st: “Bringing Canals to Ohio” - David Simmons
Lecture presented in the Community Room of the Bellaire Public Library, 330 32nd Street, Bellaire.

February 28th: “A Firearms History: Engraving with Hammer and Chisel” - Larry Parker​
Lecture presented in the Community Room of the Bellaire Public Library, 330 32nd Street, Bellaire.​

March 7th: “Ohio University in Belmont County, Ohio” - Professor Michael McTeague
This "On the Road" lecture will be given at the Theater Auditorium at Shannon Hall, Ohio University Eastern, 45425 National Road West, St. Clairsville​

March 14th: “How the Other Half Lived” - Jeanne Finstein and Judi Hendrickson​
Lecture presented in the Community Room of the Bellaire Public Library, 330 32nd Street, Bellaire.​

March 21st: “Roseby’s Rock: Where Tidewater Met the Ohio River” - Ed Yelochan​
Lecture presented in the Community Room of the Bellaire Public Library, 330 32nd Street, Bellaire.​

March 28th: “Murder Never Dies: Crime and Corruption in the Friendly City” - George T. Sidiropolis​
Lecture presented in the Community Room of the Bellaire Public Library, 330 32nd Street, Bellaire.

April 4th: “Historic Belmont County Court Cases” - Judge Frank A. Fregiato & Attorney Daniel L. Frizzi, Jr.
This "On the Road" lecture will be given at Marion Hall of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 212 West Main Street, in St. Clairsville.

Click here to read the full press release.

Click here to print the schedule in color.

More information about the winter lecture series can be found at GreatStoneViaduct.org.