VIRTUAL LOCAL HISTORY WEEK 2020
JULY 20 – JULY 26
Walking tours with Clio.
Clio is an app dedicated to putting history at your fingertips. Clio allows you to be immersed in historic places and the events that occurred around them.
The app is free on the Apple Store and Google Play.
Edmond Eckel Tour
Eckel, a renowned architect and certainly St. Joseph’s most prolific, designed countless beautiful architectural works. Follow in his footprints with some of his most notable buildings in the downtown area.
Ghosts of Progress Tour
While St. Joseph has many beautiful buildings lining its streets, at one time it had many more. Experience the history of structures that tell this city’s history, but are now ghosts lost to time.
Architectural Scavenger Hunt
Can you find some of St. Joseph’s historic places? Complete and turn in the scavenger hunt sheet to any St. Joseph Public Library location to be entered for a chance to win a grand prize.
Genealogy Kits To Go
Genealogy Kits for Kids
Digital Archives Feature
Oral History Project How-To
Learn about the St. Joseph Public Library’s Oral History Project, and how to record your own. Jennifer will be giving tips about how to preserve your own oral history for future generations.
Making an At-Home Exhibit with Family Heirlooms
The Collections Manager for the St. Joseph Museums will share ideas and methods for creating an exhibit in your home with items passed down through the generations.
Researching Your Home’s History, At Home