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Historic Preservation Commission – May Lecture Series

Historic Preservation Commission

 May Lecture Series

Interested in learning more about the History of Spencer? Please join us throughout the month of May for another series of presentations put on by the Spencer HPC, Spencer Municipal Utilities, and our wonderful line up of volunteer Speakers. These lectures are free to the public, and there is no reservation required. The lectures will be held in the council chambers at city hall, please enter through the chamber doors. If you are unable to attend in person these will all be broadcast live to the City of Spencer’s Facebook. Recordings will be run on SMU channel 2. Dates, times, and topics are listed below. If you have any questions please reach out to city hall.


Tuesday, May 3rd @ 6pm: “The History of Spencer Golf & Country Club”

Presented by: Adam Coates

Replays on SMU CHANNEL 2: Tuesday, May 10 @ 3pm, Wednesday, May 11 @ 11am, Friday, May 13 @ 8:30pm, Saturday, May 14 @ 1pm


Thursday, May 5th @ 6pm: “The History of Tangney Hotel”

Presented by: Adam Van Gorp & Angela McCaulley

Replays on SMU CHANNEL 2: Thursday, May 12 @ 5pm, Friday, May 13 @ 1pm, Saturday, May 14 @ 3pm, Sunday, May 15 @ 9:30pm


Thursday, May 12th @ 6pm: ““Conflagration : the great Spencer fire of 1931”

Presented by: Julie Schmidt

Replays on SMU CHANNEL 2: Sunday, May 15 @ 1pm, Monday, May 16 @ 5pm, Tuesday, May 17 @ 9pm Wednesday, May 18 @ 11am


Tuesday, May 17th @ 6pm: “Spencer’s Sanborn Maps”

Presented by: Kirby Schmidt

Replays on SMU CHANNEL 2: Tuesday, May 24 @ 3pm, Wednesday, May 25 @ 11am, Friday, May 27 @ 8:30pm, Saturday, May 28 @ 1pm


Thursday, May 19th @ 6pm: “The History of the Clay County Fair”

Presented by: Jeremy Parsons

Replays on SMU CHANNEL 2: Thursday, May 26 @ 5pm, Friday, May 27 @ 1pm, Saturday, May 28 @ 3pm, Sunday, May 29 @ 9:30pm

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