Our fall Compact Day luncheon meeting was held on Saturday, November 2, 2013 at the Pendennis Club in Louisville. Our guest speaker, Elizabeth R. Osborn, Ph.D., gave an excellent talk on the topic "The Mayflower Compact & its Impact upon the U.S. Constitution." Dr. Osborn is the Assistant to Indiana Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard for Court History and Public Education. She is responsible for creating the Court’s award winning educational outreach program, “Courts in the Classroom.”
The spring luncheon meeting will be held on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Lexington's Idle Hour Country Club. The featured topic will be "English Religious Dissenters and the Settlement of Early American Colonies" by historian Bradford J. Wood, PhD. Dr. Wood is a professor at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Kentucky, where he has taught courses about Early America, the British Empire, and related topics since 2000.
Stay tuned for further details. Members and guests, be sure to sign up for this event ASAP!