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Hal Gorby: Immigrant History in Tucker County

Friends of Blackwater will be hosting a talk titled “Immigrant History in Tucker County” with WVU Professor Hal Gorby on October 27th at Cottrill’s Opera House.

Professor Gorby’s work focuses on Eurpoean immigration to Appalachia during the 19th and 20th Centuries. He is a graduate of Wheeling Jesuit University and WVU and a proud West Virginian. His upcoming book is titled "Wheeling's Polonia: Reconstructing Polish Community in a West Virginia Steel Town".

The event is open to the public, and a small donation to Friends of Blackwater and ArtSpring is encouraged.

Earlier Event: October 14
Poetry Reading at The Billy Motel & Bar
Later Event: November 1
ArtSpring Halloween Movie Night