Please note that our current Speakers Bureau Program is being revamped and rebranded. We are not scheduling any speakers after Oct 31, 2022, at this time.

Thank you for your understanding.

Our “Show Me Missouri” Speakers’ Bureau provides expert historians, storytellers, researchers and authors to share the special stories about Missouri’s culture, history, art, and people.

This program is offered to both non- and for-profit organizations, such as civic organizations, museums. historical societies, libraries and groups. 

“Show Me Missouri” Speakers’ Bureau 

This initiative is presented jointly through the State Historical Society of Missouri, located on the University of Missouri – Columbia campus. 

Dates and times for these discussions can be found below, or on our Events Calendar. For more information, email Marilyn Webster-Brown at marilyn@mohumanities.org

This series is presented in partnership with the State Historical Society of Missouri. 

For more information on the Show Me Missouri Speakers’ Bureau 2021-2023 Program Year, please email Marilyn Webster-Brown at marilyn@mohumanities.org

Author and Speaker, Greg Wolk, available for presentation on U.S. Grant and Civil War

PRESENTATION:

Forged in Missouri: Ulysses Grant and the Show-Me State

DESCRIPTION:

Even though Ulysses S. Grant! was best known for leading Union forces to victory during the American Civil War and serving as a two-term president during the Reconstruction Era, his connection to the Show-Me State is often overlooked. Author Greg Wolk will explore Grant’s military career in Missouri, including interactions with his one-time commanding officer, Gen. John C. Fremont, conflict with Gen. Jeff Thompson of the Missouri State Guard and more, shedding light on this complex 19th century figure and his remarkable legacy.

THIS IS A SPECIAL PRESENATION AND NOT PART OF OUR SPEAKER SERIES

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