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August 9, 2023

Fulton Historical Society 2023 Fall Programs

                                           FULTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY 2023 FALL PROGRAMS

All programs are presented at the Fulton (Martin House) Museum on the third Sundays of the month at 2:00 p.m.

September 17 at 2:00

Speaker:  Pat Pessman, author.  “THE SAGA OF THE LILAC BUSH”  

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The Oatman family, who resided in Cottonwood Township in Whiteside County, moved to the Arizona Territory in 1850.  Olive and her younger sister, Mary Ann, were taken slave by their Indian captors; the Yavapai.  Their older brother, who survived his injuries from the family massacre, found and rescued them after a 5-year search.  The author shares the history of the Oatman Family in three parts:  previous to capture; the capture/massacre and life experiences following the tragic event.  The author weaves some of her own life experiences in with the Oatmans’ saga.

The Fulton (Martin House) Museum is located at 707 10th Avenue.  The north entrance is easily accessible

Refreshments will be served.



October 15 at 2:00   Program Title:  “EMMA HALE SMITH—FULTON’S MORMON CONNECTION”  

November 19 at 2:00   Program: 

Speaker:  Mr. Ron Koehn


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