Speaking Series

Come join us as the Newburgh Museum hosts a Speaking Series the first Sunday of each month* May-November from 1-3 pm (*except for July due to the holiday). Enjoy the latest exhibit, and hear a different guest speaker each month sharing pieces of Newburgh and the surrounding area’s history.


May 2

Colleen Talley and Jann Allen with the Warrick County Museum
‘Visit Yesterday Today’…..learn what’s new about the history and culture of Warrick County located in Boonville, IN.

June 6

Newburgh Rocks: Angel Mounds and Newburgh Museum
Angel Mounds State Historic Site, Mike Linderman, Site Manager. ‘Native American Culture at Angel Mounds’.

July 11*

There I Grew Up: Remembering Abraham Lincoln’s Indiana Youth, Bill Bartelt

August 1

Lincoln Pioneer Village
Lincoln Pioneer Village and Museum, James Heavrin discusses the Lincolns of Spencer County.

September 5

Newburgh Living Treasures: Voices of the Past

October 3

Historic Newburgh Walking Tour: Meet Mary Phelps & Corneal B. McCormick

November 7

JJ Audubon Society: 1810-1819



Last year, our schedule included these speakers: 

  • Jay Davis, Yankeetown FD Chief; retired supervisor/Lockmaster, Newburgh Lock and Dam
  • Aaron Luttrull, Newburgh’s Civil War Culture and Architectural Landscape
  • Mike Wittenbraker, Local Firefighting from an Experienced Professional
  • AJ Mason, The Museum of the Coal Industry, Lynnville
  • Anne Rust Aurand, Newburgh, England