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: Ralph Baker, Certified Petroleum Geologist
View Archive Video

July 11*

Bill Bartelt, co-editor – Abe’s Youth: Shaping the Future President
View Archive Video

August 1

James Hevron discusses the Lincolns of Spencer County.
View Archive Video

September 5

William Clark, with David Lutz, “A Brief Look at Different Ancient Cultures in the Tri-State”

October 3

100 Years of Vintage Clothing Revisited: Jennifer Greene, Associate Professor of Library Science and University Archivist at the David L. Rice Library, University of Southern Indiana

November 7

The Audubons in Henderson (1810-1819): Heidi Taylor-Caudill, Curator of the John James Audubon State Park Museum, Henderson, Kentucky

December 5  *Bonus Event!*

Cory Burdette: The Gator Navy – The Importance of the LST in WW2 and Beyond



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