Sunday, January 5, 2014

This Tuesday, January 7th, "The History of Sports in Pennsylvania"

1941 Sayre football team
Dr. Karen Guenther will present "The History of Sports in Pennsylvania" at the Susquehanna River Archaeological Center (SRAC) at 345 Broad Street, Waverly, NY on Tuesday, January 7th from 6:30 - 7:30pm.

The history of sports is something that closely relates to many themes of American history as well as ignites our own local rivalries and interests.  Dr. Karen Guenther, Professor of History at Mansfield University with specialization in early American history and sports history.This presentation will focus on how sports reflect themes such as the rise of big business, labor-management relations, westward expansion, immigration, and nationalism, focusing on sports in Pennsylvania.

A general admission donation of $6 for adults and $4 for SRAC members is requested.(Free admission for all students everyday at SRAC.) Free admission to the SRAC exhibit hall is included in this donation. For more information, visit, email, or call the Center at 607-565-796

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