1:00 pm, Tuesday, September 16, 2003
Sauder Concert Hall

Afternoon Sabbatical - Joe Springer

"Town Recruits Gown: How GC Came to Goshen" -100th Anniversary Celebration"

Why did Goshen's Commercial Exchange raise $10,000 to bring the college to town in 1903? A look at some of the personalities, places, and businesses of early 20th-century Goshen and their roles in attracting Elkhart Institute to move to south Goshen.

Joe Springer Curator, Mennonite Historical Library will present.

Contact: Jo Ann Preheim, phone (574) 535-7566, email joannp@goshen.edu