Press Release from Elkart, Illinois
March 20, 2018 – for immediate release
Elkhart Historical Society announces it's next Dinner/Lecture featuring William Furry, executive director of the Illinois State Historical Society since 2004 He was hired by the ISHS in 2001 as the editor of Illinois Heritage, the popular history magazine of the Society.
Jonathan Chapman, a.k.a. Johnny Appleseed: The Man, the Myth, and the Tree"
He will be speaking on Jonathan Chapman known to all American school children as Johnny Appleseed. You will be delighted to hear the truth about this fascinating man and his mission.
Mr. Furry will also make available @ 10 seedlings from the scion of a grafted original Appleseed tree for the purchase price of $60.00, first come basis with checks payable to ISHS.
The lecture will be held in Horsefeather's Wild Hare Café on Friday, April 13th at 5:30 pm. (Doors open at 5:00 pm) and dinner consisting of a choice of Pork Tenderloin with apples and onions or Roast Breast of Chicken. Either entre' comes with mashed potatoes, baby carrots, green beans and a fresh baked roll. You may choose Apple Crisp w/cream or Ice Cream w/chocolate sauce for dessert. The cost, which includes a $10 donation to the Elkhart Historical Society, is $40. Reservations should be made quickly as space is limited, please call (217) 947-2238. Once confirmed you may download the reservation form from www.elkharthistoricalsociety.org and mail it in with your check.