Luminaries November Event

// Monday, Jan 1, 12am

11am presentation followed by lunch at Noon
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Hamilton County in the Golden Age of Hollywood

You might think that Hamilton County is a long way from Hollywood.  While we don’t have a movie star connection like Fairmount does to James Dean or Fort Wayne to Carole Lombard, fragments of Tinseltown have appeared in this area.  In the mid-twentieth century, the county produced musical stars, stunt drivers, costumers, writers, acting coaches and others.  This presentation will look at their contributions both in front of and behind the camera. 


About the Presenter:

David Heighway is the Hamilton County Historian and a native Hoosier. He received his undergraduate degree in history from Western Kentucky University and his Masters in History from Utah State University.  He has worked nationally for museums such as Pennsbury Manor and locally for museums such as Conner Prairie He is presently an employee of the Hamilton East Public Library and is on the board of directors of the Hamilton County Historical Society.

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