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George R. Mather Lecture Series 2022-2023 - The History Center

  • 302 East Berry Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802
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  • Dates:
    February 5, 2023
    March 5, 2023
    April 2, 2023
    May 7, 2023
    June 4, 2023
  • Location: The History Center
  • Time: 2:00 PM
  • Price: Free
  • Wheelchair Accessibility: Yes


The History Center is proud to announce the presenters for the 2022-2023 George R. Mather Sunday Lecture Series. All lectures are held at 2pm at the History Center and are free to the public. This year's series will be offered in-person and virtually.  To attend the lecture virtually please contact the History Center in advance at  You will receive a link to join the Zoom presentation approximately one hour prior to the lecture. 

To register, please send an email with your name, email address and if you are a History Center member to:

The 2022-2023 schedule of speakers is as follows:

January 8, 2023:  Robyn Zimmerman – The Allen County Courthouse: A Local Treasure and National Historic Landmark
February 5, 2023: Aisha R. Arrington – The Persistent Movement of the Urban League
March 5, 2023: Ben Eisbart – Sweetwater Sound: An Entrepreneurial Miracle
April 2, 2023: Kayleen Reusser – Voices from Vietnam: Stories of War
May 7, 2023: Jeff Bauermeister – Racing Homing Pigeons in Fort Wayne – A Lost Sport
June 4, 2023:  Ray E. Boomhower and Geoff Paddock – Browne and Hartke: Two Views of the Vietnam War

All George R. Mather lectures are made possible through the generous support of the Floyd and Betty Lou Lancia Family Foundation.  The History Center serves present and future generations by collecting, preserving, and sharing historic artifacts, documents, and images that describe the people, places, and events that define Fort Wayne and Allen County history.



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