Adults

Beauty, Artistry & Mystery with Laura Fiser

Presentation of the History of the Paine Art Center and Gardens.

Presenter: Laura Fiser, Curator of Collections & Exhibitions, Paine Art Center and Gardens

Location: Under the Dome at the Oshkosh Public Library

Discover the unique cultural legacy of the Paine's founders, Nathan and Jessie Kimberly Paine, and learn more about the intriguing story of the mansion that was never lived in.

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Date: 
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 6:30pm

Orphan Train to Oshkosh; Don Potter's story of his grandfather

Don Potter reprises the story of his grandfather’s life, including his journey from New York to Oshkosh on an orphan train.

Location: Lower level meeting room.

Alfred E. Potter would become a prominent businessman from 1911 until his death in 1957.  His name will be familiar to many as co-owner of Mueller-Potter Drug Co.  Don will talk about his grandfather, the orphan train movement, and researching a relative's life long after his death.

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Date: 
Monday, May 9, 2016 - 6:30pm

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