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