Old County Courthouse

WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY     (Washington County, Utah)


CALENDAR OF UPCOMING EVENTS

This information is received from various sources, but may contain errors.
    You should check with the event sponsor to verify accuracy.
If you have a history related event that you would like to have listed, or if you have
    corrections or other updates, please contact us or use the "Page Feedback" link
    on the left side of this page and we will update this Calendar Page.

SPECIFIC EVENTS

Wednesday,   4/24/2024, 10:00 am - Noon
Washington County Historical Society Community Meeting
    This monthly meeting is for WCHS officers & directors, members, and any others with
    an interest in Washington County history. It is an opportunity to hear about what is going
    on with the WCHS and to exchange ideas with others having similar interests.
Meet in the basement of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers (DUP) McQuarrie Memorial
    Museum
, 145 North 100 East, St. George UT 84770.
For more information, check the website at https://wchsutah.org, e-mail info@wchsutah.org,
    or call and leave a message at (435)275-7409.

Thursday,   4/25/2024,   6:00 - 7:15 pm
St. George Library Lecture
    "St. Thomas (Lake Mead Ghost Town)" by Reuben Wadsworth.
Free and all are welcome to attend.
Downstairs in Community Room A at the St. George Library,
    88 West 100 South, St George UT 84770
For information, e-mail Trevor M. Cox at trevor.cox@washco.lib.ut.us.

Thursday,   4/25/2024,   7:00 pm
Lecture to accompany The Smithsonian Exhibit at the Silver Reef Musuem
    in Cooperation with the Institute for Continued Learning (ICL).
    Dr. Gregory E. Smoak will speak on the tensions between the ideals and realities
    of life in rural Utah as change, past and present, affects our communities.
This lecture will be held in the Boeing Auditorium (Room 121) in the Udvar-Hazy Building
    at Utah Tech University. For a campus map, click here.
    The Udvar-Hazy Building (UHB) is just north of 900 East & 400 South.
This event is free and the public is invited. For the flyer, click here.
    For more information, call the Silver Reef Museum at (435)879-2254.

Thursday,   4/25/2024,   6:30-7:30 pm     *** CANCELED ***
Utah State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) Conference in St. George
    Lecture: "Utah's Architectural Folklore and Myth" by Cory Jensen
    What do Angel Doors, double doors, Polygamy Pits, and strange objects
    concealed within the walls or floors of older houses have in common?
    They're all part of Utah's architectural history. But are they fact
    or myth? To find out, please join us for this fascinationg presentation.
Downstairs in Community Room B at the St. George Library,
    88 West 100 South, St George UT 84770
This event is free and the public is invited. To register, click here
For the flyer, click here.

Friday,   4/26/2024,   10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Utah State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) Conference in St. George
    Several members of the SHPO team will be providing training and information on
    topics such as the National Register, Main Street Program, Tax Credits, and
    Cultural Site Stewardship. This training is targeted for local government
    planning and economic development offices, historical societies, and other
    local preservation partners.
Downstairs in Community Room A at the St. George Library,
    88 West 100 South, St George UT 84770
To register, click here
For the flyer, click here.

Saturday,   4/27/2024,   (8:00-11:00 am
Utah State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) Conference in St. George
    SHPO Public Archaeologist Elizabeth Hora is partnering with local
    archaeologists Greg Woodall and Todd Prince to tour archaeological
    sites in St. George that they are working to save with support of
    the City.
To register, click here

Saturday,   4/27/2024,   9:00 am - ???
Washington County Historical Society Field Trip to the Hurricane Mesa Test Facility
Meet at the Pioneer Courthouse, 97 E. St. George Blvd. in St. George at 9:00 am.
For the flyer, click here. If more information is needed,
    call Richard Kohler at (702)445-3650.

Monday,   5/6/2024,   Noon - 1:00 pm     *** SPECIAL LOCATION ***
Legacy Lecture Series
    The speaker will be Derral Eves, Co-Founder and Executive Producer of
    The Chosen series. He will talk about how he became involved with The Chosen
    and will discuss many of his experiences.
In the Dunford Auditorium at Utah Tech University.
    For a map of the campus, click here.
This event is free and the public is invited.
For more information, call Marilyn Lamoreaux at (435)705-0605.

Thursday,   5/23/2024,   6:00 - 7:15 pm
St. George Library Lecture
    "History of the Honeymoon Trail" by Loren Webb.
Free and all are welcome to attend.
Downstairs in Community Room A at the St. George Library,
    88 West 100 South, St George UT 84770
For information, e-mail Trevor M. Cox at trevor.cox@washco.lib.ut.us.

Wednesday,   5/29/2024, 10:00 am - Noon
Washington County Historical Society Community Meeting
    This monthly meeting is for WCHS officers & directors, members, and any others with
    an interest in Washington County history. It is an opportunity to hear about what is going
    on with the WCHS and to exchange ideas with others having similar interests.
Meet in the basement of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers (DUP) McQuarrie Memorial
    Museum
, 145 North 100 East, St. George UT 84770.
For more information, check the website at https://wchsutah.org, e-mail info@wchsutah.org,
    or call and leave a message at (435)275-7409.

Wednesday,   6/26/2024, 10:00 am - Noon
Washington County Historical Society Community Meeting
    This monthly meeting is for WCHS officers & directors, members, and any others with
    an interest in Washington County history. It is an opportunity to hear about what is going
    on with the WCHS and to exchange ideas with others having similar interests.
Meet in the basement of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers (DUP) McQuarrie Memorial
    Museum
, 145 North 100 East, St. George UT 84770.
For more information, check the website at https://wchsutah.org, e-mail info@wchsutah.org,
    or call and leave a message at (435)275-7409.

Wednesday,   7/31/2024, 10:00 am - Noon
Washington County Historical Society Community Meeting
    This monthly meeting is for WCHS officers & directors, members, and any others with
    an interest in Washington County history. It is an opportunity to hear about what is going
    on with the WCHS and to exchange ideas with others having similar interests.
Meet in the basement of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers (DUP) McQuarrie Memorial
    Museum
, 145 North 100 East, St. George UT 84770.
For more information, check the website at https://wchsutah.org, e-mail info@wchsutah.org,
    or call and leave a message at (435)275-7409.

Wednesday,   8/26/2024, 10:00 am - Noon
Washington County Historical Society Community Meeting
    This monthly meeting is for WCHS officers & directors, members, and any others with
    an interest in Washington County history. It is an opportunity to hear about what is going
    on with the WCHS and to exchange ideas with others having similar interests.
Meet in the basement of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers (DUP) McQuarrie Memorial
    Museum
, 145 North 100 East, St. George UT 84770.
For more information, check the website at https://wchsutah.org, e-mail info@wchsutah.org,
    or call and leave a message at (435)275-7409.

Wednesday,   9/25/2024, 10:00 am - Noon
Washington County Historical Society Community Meeting
    This monthly meeting is for WCHS officers & directors, members, and any others with
    an interest in Washington County history. It is an opportunity to hear about what is going
    on with the WCHS and to exchange ideas with others having similar interests.
Meet in the basement of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers (DUP) McQuarrie Memorial
    Museum
, 145 North 100 East, St. George UT 84770.
For more information, check the website at https://wchsutah.org, e-mail info@wchsutah.org,
    or call and leave a message at (435)275-7409.

Saturday,   9/28/2024,   10:00 am
Silver Reef Museum Cosmopolitan Event
    "When Hollywood Came to Silver Reef" by Ken Howell.
For more information, call the museum at (435)879-2254.

Wednesday,   10/30/2024, 10:00 am - Noon
Washington County Historical Society Community Meeting
    This monthly meeting is for WCHS officers & directors, members, and any others with
    an interest in Washington County history. It is an opportunity to hear about what is going
    on with the WCHS and to exchange ideas with others having similar interests.
Meet in the basement of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers (DUP) McQuarrie Memorial
    Museum
, 145 North 100 East, St. George UT 84770.
For more information, check the website at https://wchsutah.org, e-mail info@wchsutah.org,
    or call and leave a message at (435)275-7409.

Wednesday,   12/06/2024, 10:00 am - Noon     *** NOTE THE SPECIAL DATE ***
Washington County Historical Society Community Meeting
    This monthly meeting is for WCHS officers & directors, members, and any others with
    an interest in Washington County history. It is an opportunity to hear about what is going
    on with the WCHS and to exchange ideas with others having similar interests.
Note: The last Wednesday of November is the day before Thanksgiving, so this meeting
    was rescheduled for the following Wednesday.
Meet in the basement of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers (DUP) McQuarrie Memorial
    Museum
, 145 North 100 East, St. George UT 84770.
For more information, check the website at https://wchsutah.org, e-mail info@wchsutah.org,
    or call and leave a message at (435)275-7409.