Monday, April 27, 2015

Historical Society presents Lowell Thomas and His Global Connections

Arcanum Wayne Trail Historical Society announces May 7th at 7:00 p.m. as their next membership meeting and inviting the public to their presentation of Linda Newbauer representing Garst Museum with Lowell Thomas and His Global Connections. Mrs.Newbauer wears many hats being an Arcanum High School graduate, local Arcanum Community resident, retired Darke Co. banker, Hospice volunteer, volunteer coordinator for Garst as well docent and gallery volunteer and expert presenter on Darke County native Lowell Thomas.

Lowell Thomas also wore many hats as well. He is remembered as the broadcaster of the CBS evening news on the radio as well as many other networks, he authored many books, world traveler and was often pictured riding an elephant, explorer as well being remembered as a war correspondent, an important job in relating the conditions to the public in a difficult time for all in this country.

After a being widowed from a long and happy marriage, he returned to his native roots of Darke County. In January of 1977 he married Arcanum area resident, Marianna Munn. They return to Pawling, New York to make their home and enjoyed the remainder of his life.

Linda Newbauer does an outstanding job bringing this Darke County icon to life with her deep research, stories and pictures. This is a program not to be missed. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Other exciting happenings are going on at the historical society. Consider a membership and being part of it. Summer events will be the opening on May 2nd of the self-guided southern Driving Tour, the farmers’ market, Euchre parties, and the return of the popular Coffee and Conversations.

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