Chautauqua - May 21-May 25, 2012

A 1920's Chautauqua in Odebolt, Iowa
A 1920's Chautauqua in Obedolt, Iowa.

Photo: "The Odebolt History Pages" at www.rootsweb.com/~iaohms

Chautauqua is an institution that began in the late 19th century to provide higher education opportunities through the combination of lectures, concerts, and public events. Traveling outdoor Chautauquas featured oratory, drama, music, and famous personalities.

Experience Chautauqua at Homestead!

The Homestead Chautauqua will explore the different aspects and impacts of three interrelated pieces of legislation passed within 6 weeks of each other in 1862: The Homestead Act, the Pacific Railway Act, and the Morrill Act. Let's explore and learn about how these acts impacted the Great Plains, the American West and the nation as a whole.

 

SCHEDULE OF CHAUTAUQUA EVENTS COMING SOON INCLUDING:

Youth and Adult Workshops
Evening Entertainment
Chautauqua Special Guest Speakers

Last updated: April 10, 2015

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Mailing Address:

8523 West State Highway 4
Beatrice , NE 68310

Phone:

(402) 223-3514

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