2020 Fall Lecture Series

The Heritage Museum and Cultural Center of Saint Joseph, Michigan, is pleased to announce our new speaker series, the 2020 Fall Lecture Series, featuring public talks celebrating Southwest Michigan history and culture. The series delivers experiences that inform, delight, and enlighten those interested in the heritage of the Twin Cities and surrounding communities of Southwest Michigan. 

The talks are open to the public and free.

Due to current COVID-19 concerns, until further notice, all events are streaming online via ZOOM.

Link to all talks:


Visit us here and also check our Facebook page for more details.

Please join us for our inaugural event on Tuesday, October 27, featuring Bob Myers, of the Historical Society of Michigan, presenting on Michigan native Harriet Quimby, who gained fame as America’s first woman pilot. A true Renaissance woman, she was also a drama critic, screenwriter, actress and even product spokesperson. Discover the meteoric rise and sudden fall of this little-known American legend.


Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 6:30 PM

Bob Myers, Director of Education, Historical Society of Michigan

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi – Keepers of the Fire

Tuesday November 10, 2020, 6:30 PM

John N. Low, JD, Ph.D., Ohio State University – Newark, Pokagon Band of Potawatomi

The Jewish Heritage of Southwest Michigan

Thursday, December 3, 6:30 PM

Michael Eliasohn, Board of Directors, Michiana Jewish Historical Society