Historian Mary Ellen McVicker and Videographer Wayne Lammers To be Guest Speakers at BHS Fall Meeting, Nov. 7

Well-known Missouri historian Mary Ellen H. McVicker and videographer Wayne Lammers will be the featured presenters at the Boonslick Historical Society (BHS) fall meeting, November 7, at the historic Hotel Frederick in Boonville.

The BHS fall meeting normally begins at 5:30 p.m. with a social hour, followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. and then the program. Dinner reservations (due by October 27) are required. Attendees are requested to return the reservation form (with a check) included in the magazine to: Boonslick Historical Society, P.O. Box 426, Boonville, MO 65233. For more information, contact BHS President Jim Steele at 660-537-0484 or by email at jsteele@woodcreekmedia.com.

Information on per-person costs of the dinner will be noted in the fall issue of Boone’s Lick Heritage Quarterly (September/October). Beer, wine and other alcoholic beverages will be available from the hotel bar. Seating is limited to 65 persons.

The topic of the presentation by Dr. McVicker and Lammers will be the general history of Boonville and surrounding area. It will include a number restored vintage photos from both Cooper and Howard Counties (projected on a screen), provided from the extensive photo collections of Lammers and Jim Steele. Additional information on the program will be published in the next issue of the Quarterly.