Lectures

Princess Café Lecture Series

Do you like learning about a variety of history? Join us for the Princess Café Lecture Series on the second Wednesday of each month at the History Center of Olmsted County. Check out the schedule below - the 2018 schedule will be posted soon.

Admission: $2.00
Members: Free!


Princess Café 2018 Calendar

 

Princess Café Lecture Series 2nd Wednesday of Every Month at  9:00 A.M. (Approximately 1:30 in duration)

Coffee and Cookies provided!!

$2 non-members; members free

 

 

 

Wed, 10/10/18

Bob Douglas “A Field Guide to Historic Sites in Olmsted County, MN


Retired Gustavus Adolphus College geography professor Bob Douglas wrote the book on well-known Olmsted County sites each person should visit while living in South-eastern Minnesota.


Wed, 11/14/18

John Kruesel—Historic Preservation: “You Don't Know What You've Got until it's Gone"


Local Rochester historian John Kruesel will give his unique perspective on the history of Rochester, MN and to raise awareness as to the economic and community benefits of meaningful historic preservation.

 

Wed, 12/12/18

Dr. Chris Boes “Lager vs. Listerism: Comparing and Contrasting the Brewers Schuster and the Doctors Mayo”


Dr. Chris Boes has presented at the Princess Café on his research of the Schuster Brewery. Christopher J. Boes, M.D. works at the Mayo Clinic as a Consultant and Education Chair, in the Department of Neurology, Associate Dean, Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medi-cal Education, Medical Director, W. Bruce Fye Center for the History of Medicine, and Professor of Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine


                                                                 

                                                                  5:30pm at the HCOC Crawford Room

                          The goal of the Alan Calavaro Lecture Series is to encourage the exploration of history through                                                                   programs and events for children and adults.

                                                                               September 28, 2018:
                                                                     "Battlefield Medicine in WW1"
                                                                                  
by Micheael Eckers 

                                                                                  October 19, 2018: 
                                                                           "If Only You Would Ask" 
                                                                 
by Eileen Berger and Joan Bachman
                                    A guide to having meaningful conversations with family and friends.

                                                                                   January 24, 2019
                                                                    "Carillion Bells of Mayo Clinic"

                                                                                    by Austin Ferguson

                                                                               

 


                                                                  
 

Nov 14, 2018 – Princess Cafe

Nov 14, 2018 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Historic Preservation: John Kruesel "You Don't Know What You've Got Until it's Gone" A unique perspective on hisotry of Rochester, MN and to raise awareness as to the economic and community benefits of meaninful historic preservation.

Dec 12, 2018 – Princess Cafe

Dec 12, 2018 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Dr. Chris Boes "Lager vs Listerism: Comparing and Contrasting the Brewers Schuster and the Doctors Mayo"

Jan 09, 2019 – Princess Cafe

Jan 09, 2019 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


"Biography of David Olmsted and Formation of Olmsted County Government" by Don Borchering

Jan 24, 2019 – Alan Calavano History Lectures

Jan 24, 2019 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM


"Carillion Bells of Mayo Clinic" by Austin Ferguson

Feb 13, 2019 – Princess Cafe

Feb 13, 2019 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


"Sketching the Stories of Vietnam Veterans" by Al Smith

Mar 13, 2019 – Princess Cafe

Mar 13, 2019 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


"KKK in MN and Olmsted County" by Elizabeth Dorothy Hatle

Apr 10, 2019 – Princess Cafe

Apr 10, 2019 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


"If Only You Would Ask" by Eileen Berger and Joan Bachman

May 08, 2019 – Princess Cafe

May 08, 2019 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


"The Carillion Bells of Mayo Clinic" by Austin Ferguson

May 21, 2019 – Alan Calavano History Lectures

May 21, 2019 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM


"Depression, is it Real?" by Aaron Saterdalen

Jun 12, 2019 – Princess Cafe

Jun 12, 2019 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


"Murders of Olmsted County" by Bob Haeussinger

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