Lecture series returns to Sutliff
Mark Holbrook, executive director of the Marion Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, will open the “Victorian Collections and Coffee” fall lecture series at the Sutliff Museum, second floor of the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren.
Holbrook will talk about how industrial age, new technologies and shifting perspectives on work and leisure changed travel in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and the impact travel has had on the economy and culture.
The program starts at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Doors open at 9 a.m. and light refreshments will be served. For more information, call 330-395-6575.
Packard legacy is subject of talk
John Marino will speak on the history of the Packard automobile at the next “Memories of a Lifetime” lecture 10 a.m. Saturday at Kravitz’s Deli Meeting Room, 3135 Belmont Ave., Liberty.
Marino, a professor emeritus and adjunct professor at Kent State University and a member of the National Packard Museum board of director, will discuss the founding the Packard Automobile Company in Warren, its legacy and the factors that led to the close of the iconic car company.
Admission is $5 for members of the William Holmes McGuffey Historical Society and $6 for nonmembers. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 330-726-8277.