HISTORICAL LECTURE SERIES PLANNED ALONG U.S. HIGHWAY 89 – Press Release 12/11/2000

12/11/00 09:56 
CONTACT. MONTE BONA
(435) 462-2502

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

HISTORICAL LECTURE SERIES PLANNED ALONG U.S. HIGHWAY 89

The Utah Humanities Council has awarded the Utah Heritage Highway 89 Alliance a grant for a special lecture series that will celebrate the history of the six counties along the historic U.S. 89 highway.

Entitled “The Famous and Infamous along Highway 89,” the lecture series will begin in the new year and include sessions in Sanpete, Sevier, Piute, Kane, Wayne and Garfield counties. In addition, the lectures will be filmed by KBYU-Channel 11 and portions will be broadcast as public service announcements. All six lectures win later be edited into a special documentary used to promote the Heritage Highway.The Sanpete County Heritage Council and Utah Heritage Highway 89 Alliance will be seeking other grants to compliment the $3,500 grant from the Utah Humanities Council to support the lecture series.

The series is still in the planning, stages, but proposed topics for each county are:
Sanpete County: Avard Fairbanks
Sevier County: Chief Walker and Black Hawk.
Piute and Kane counties: Butch Cassidy
Garfield County: John D. Lee
Wayne County: Little Hollywood

For more information on the lecture series, contact the Sanpete County Heritage Council, (435) 462-2502.

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