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2024 Whitehall Lecture Series: Unlikely Titans of Industry and Commerce

February 4 - March 10


The Annual Whitehall Lecture Series welcomes best-selling authors to discuss “Unlikely Titans of Industry and Commerce: From Modest Beginnings to Phenomenal Success”. A book signing with the speaker follows each lecture when possible. The Series will include lectures on: Frank Winfield Woolworth by biographer, George W. Nelson, also Thomas Alva Edison by biographer Dr. Paul Israel, Director and General Editor, Thomas A. Edison Papers Project, James Cash Penney by biographer David Delbert Kruger, Agriculture and Business Librarian at the University of Wyoming Libraries, John Wanamaker by biographer, Dr. Nicole C. Kirk, associate professor, Meadville Lombard Theological School in Chicago, George Westinghouse by biographer William R. Huber, Henry Ford by biographer Dr. Steven Watts, Professor of History, University of Missouri. Dates are as follows: February 4th: George Westinghouse by biographer William R. Huber. February 11th: Thomas Edison by biographer Dr. Paul Israel February 18th: Henry Ford by biographer Dr. Steven Watts February 25th: James Cash Penny (J. C. Penny) by biographer David Delbert Kruger March 3rd: John Wanamaker by biographer Dr. Nicole C. Kirk March 10th: Frank Winfield Woolworth by biographer George W. Nelson. Online visitors can experience each lecture via a free Livestream webcast via www.flaglermuseum.us where visitors may listen live, see the presentation and ask the lecturer questions. The Whitehall Lecture Series is sponsored in part by Related, the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County, the Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners, the Tourist Development Council, and Florida Division of Arts and Culture.


February 4
March 10
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Henry Morrison Flagler Museum
One Whitehall Way
Palm Beach, 33480 United States
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