The program “Pennsylvania’s Coal and Iron Police: Patch Town Law Enforcement,” will be offered October 21, 2009, at 7:00 p.m. at Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s University Museum.
The presentation, which is free and open to the community, is by Spencer Sadler, a local freelance writer and educator.
Sadler has collected stories and photos through traditional research and personal interviews, court documents, archived newspaper clippings, coal company records, journals, and other materials.
This lecture is planned in conjunction with the exhibit “A Walk through Time: Western Pennsylvania Coal Culture” currently offered at the University Museum, on the first floor of Sutton Hall.
The museum is open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 2:00 to 6:30 p.m., Thursday from noon to 7:30 p.m., and Saturday from noon to 4:00 p.m. There is no charge for admission.
Parking on campus and in the IUP parking garage along Grant Street is free after 5:00 p.m. and on weekends.
Other lectures in the series are as follows:
Registration for lectures is preferred but not required. To register or for information, contact Sally Daskivich at the College of Fine Arts at 724-357-2397 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Pennsylvania Coal Culture exhibition will be available through December 5. Find more information about “A Walk Through Time: Pennsylvania Coal Culture.”