Laramie Scholar’s Presentation Features History Of Bicycling
The Albany County Historical Society will sponsor a free talk by Jessica Flock at 7:30 p.m. this Tuesday, January 21st at the Laramie Plains Museum. Flock’s presentation, “Wheels through Wyoming: Chronicles of Bicycling in the Equality State,” explores the rich history of bicycling in Wyoming beginning prior to statehood in 1890.
Historical perspectives will include local Laramie sites, photographs, journal entries and illustrations. Jessica will also address contemporary perspectives on bicycle culture in Wyoming and recreational opportunities not to be missed. Audience members will walk away with new knowledge and a desire to hit the trails or roads! Jessica Flock has been teacher at Cathedral Home and a young adult librarian.
She and her husband own the Pedal House bike shop in Laramie. The Wyoming Humanities Council presents “Wheels through Wyoming: Chronicles of Bicycling in the Equality State” as part of its Humanities Forum. The Wyoming Humanities Council provides public humanities-based programs in partnership with local organizations and is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Who: Albany County Historical Society and the Wyoming Humanities Council
When: January 21, 2014 Social Hour 7 p.m., Program at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Alice Hardie Stevens Center at the Laramie Plains Museum, 603 E. Ivinson Ave.
Contact: Trey Sherwood on behalf of the Albany County Historical Society 307-760-2722 or firstname.lastname@example.org